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Meningoencephalitis associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae.

Authors
  • de Lalibera, Isabella Batista1
  • Silveira, Guilherme de Abreu
  • Toma, Ricardo Katsuya
  • Kuo, Jack Yung
  • Troster, Eduardo Juan
  • 1 Pneumology Unit, Institute da Criança, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo - USP, Sao Paulo (SP), Brazil. [email protected] , (Brazil)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Einstein (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2012
Volume
10
Issue
1
Pages
100–102
Identifiers
PMID: 23045836
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

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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