Clinical Features of Severe or Fatal Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia

  title={Clinical Features of Severe or Fatal Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia},
  author={Koichi Izumikawa},
  booktitle={Front. Microbiol.},
Mycoplasma pneumoniae is one of the most common causes of community-acquired pneumonia in children and young adults. The incidence of fulminant M. pneumoniae pneumonia (MPP) is relatively rare despite the high prevalence of M. pneumoniae infection. This literature review highlights the clinical features of fulminant MPP by examining the most recent data in epidemiology, clinical presentation, pathogenesis, and treatment. Fulminant MPP accounts for 0.5-2% of all MPP cases and primarily affects… CONTINUE READING
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