Mycoplasma Pneumonia

Etiology

  • Common cause CAP
  • Also upper resp tract infxn

Symptoms

  • Acute f, c, cough, upper resp sx
  • Not usually severe
  • Hemolytic anemia
  • Sometimes assoc w/macular eruption of e multiforme (early along SJS/TEN spectrum)

Physical Exam Findings

  • Fever
  • Focal crackles, ronchi on lung exam
  • E multimforme (red macules, often w/central clearing)

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