[Mycoplasma pneumonia complicated by acute renal failure].

  title={[Mycoplasma pneumonia complicated by acute renal failure].},
  author={Noriyuki Enomoto and Yutaka Nakano and Takahumi Suda and Kingo Chida and Hidetoshi Nakamura},
  journal={Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai zasshi = the journal of the Japanese Respiratory Society},
  volume={39 6},
A 17-year-old woman presented with cough and fever. Treatment with cefteram pivoxil and fosfomycin calcium was not effective. Chest radiography showed infiltration with an air bronchogram in the left upper lung field. The case was initially treated as atypical pneumonia by administering minocycline hydrochloride and piperacillin sodium. Since acute renal failure progressed rapidly, we introduced hemodialysis, and renal function improved. The mycoplasma polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in the… CONTINUE READING