Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Infection with Neurologic Complications


Yimenicioglu S., Yakut A., Ekici A., ÇARMAN K. B. , DİNLEYİCİ E. Ç.

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.24, no.5, pp.647-651, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.647-651

Abstract

Background: Extrapulmonary complications of Mycoplasma pneumoniae (M. pneumoniae) infection include encephalitis, optic neuritis, acute psychosis, stroke, cranial nerve palsies, aseptic meningitis and also it may be implicated in immune mediated neurological diseases such as acute demyelinating ecncephalomyelitis, Guillian-Barre syndrome and transverse myelitis.