Meningoencephalitis associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
Pneumology Unit, Institute da Criança, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo - USP, Sao Paulo (SP), Brazil. [email protected]
- Published Article
Einstein (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2012
We report a case of a child with meningoencephalitis of atypical etiology. The patient developed the disease after an infection in the upper airways with unfavorable evolution. The clinical recovery was only possible after the administration of adequate antibiotic therapy for the etiological agent. This case report describes a child with meningoencephalitis of atypical etiology. The patient developed the disease after an infection in the superior airways with negative evolution. The clinical recovery was possible only after the introduction of adequate antibiotic therapy for the etiological agent.
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