Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection complicated by empyema: a rare presentation.

Abstract

Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a common causative agent for childhood pneumonia. However, empyema is a rare presentation. We report a case of a previously well child who presented with a right-sided empyema. M. pneumoniae was confirmed serologically with evidence of a four-fold rise in Mycoplasma IgM titre. The empyema required drainage procedures for more than… (More)

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@article{Othman2005MycoplasmaPI, title={Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection complicated by empyema: a rare presentation.}, author={Norlijah Othman and Chun Wai Yip and Nor Azura Samat}, journal={The Medical journal of Malaysia}, year={2005}, volume={60 3}, pages={389-91} }