A fulminant case of acute respiratory distress syndrome associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection.


Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) caused by mycoplasmas is very rare. This report describes a severe case of atypical pneumonia due to M. pneumoniae in a formerly healthy young woman who developed high grade fever and cough leading to severe disseminated lung disease and finally to fatal ARDS. This case came into picture when killer atypical… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.68283