Mycoplasma pneumoniae-induced rash and mucositis as a syndrome distinct from Stevens-Johnson syndrome and erythema multiforme: a systematic review.

@article{Canavan2015MycoplasmaPR,
  title={Mycoplasma pneumoniae-induced rash and mucositis as a syndrome distinct from Stevens-Johnson syndrome and erythema multiforme: a systematic review.},
  author={Theresa N. Canavan and Erin F D Mathes and Ilona J Frieden and Kanade Shinkai},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2015},
  volume={72 2},
  pages={239-45}
}
BACKGROUND Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection is associated with extrapulmonary complications, including mucocutaneous eruptions. These eruptions, which have been termed either "Stevens-Johnson syndrome" or "erythema multiforme" in the literature, may differ from drug-induced Stevens-Johnson syndrome or viral-associated erythema multiforme. OBJECTIVE We sought to review the literature characterizing morphology and disease course of M pneumoniae-associated mucocutaneous disease. METHODS A… CONTINUE READING
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