J Korean Pediatr Soc.  2002 May;45(5):673-678.

A Case of Cerebral Infarction Complicated by Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia

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  • 1Department of Pediatrics, St. Benedict Hospital, Busan, Korea. sbdped@korea.com

Abstract

Mycoplasma pneumoniae is the most common pathogen of the respiratory tract among school- aged children and young adults. The incidence of CNS complication is reported as 0.1-7% of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections. We experienced a case of cerebral infarction complicated by Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and reviewed the literature about the CNS complication of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection.

Keyword

Mycoplasma pneumoniae; Cerebral infarction

MeSH Terms

Cerebral Infarction*
Child
Humans
Incidence
Mycoplasma pneumoniae*
Mycoplasma*
Pneumonia*
Pneumonia, Mycoplasma*
Respiratory System
Young Adult
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