Life-threatening Mycoplasma hominis mediastinitis.


Mycoplasma hominis infections are easily missed because conventional methods for bacterial detection may fail. Here, 8 cases of septic mediastinitis due to M. hominis are reported and reviewed in the context of previously reported cases of mediastinitis, sternum wound infection, pleuritis, or pericarditis caused by M. hominis. All 8 patients had a… (More)


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@article{Mattila1999LifethreateningMH, title={Life-threatening Mycoplasma hominis mediastinitis.}, author={Petri S Mattila and Petteri J Carlson and A. Sivonen and Juha Savola and R V Luosto and Jarmo A. Salo and Matti Valtonen}, journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America}, year={1999}, volume={29 6}, pages={1529-37} }