Clinical Pediatrics: Open Access

Clinical Pediatrics: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2572-0775

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Carl Tabb II

Children’s Hospital of Michigan Detroit, Michigan, USA

  • Case Report   
    A Rare Case of Extra-Pulmonary Manifestation of Mycoplasma pneumoniae
    Author(s): Carl Tabb II*, Vignesh Gunasekaran, Lara Kothari and Deepak Kamat

    Background and aim: Mycoplasma pneumoniae is one of the many organisms causing pneumonia in children. It commonly presents with pulmonary manifestations however uncommonly infection with M. pneumoniae causes extra-pulmonary manifestations.  Involvement of liver is one of such rare extra-pulmonary manifestations of M. Pneumoniae.  Direct and indirect hits along with vascular occlusion leading to liver injury have been postulated to be the cause of liver involvement. Case Presentation:  A 10-year-old African American boy with mild obstructive sleep apnea, chronic migraine, gastroesophageal reflux presented with 5-day history of rash, fever, emesis, dark urine, diarrhea, thrush, decreased oral intake and abdominal pain. The rash didn’t improve with diphenhydramine at home. Patient was initially tachycard.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2572-0775.19.4.153

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