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Acute nephritis and respiratory tract infection caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14688577     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 6-year-old boy presented with an acute infection caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae associated with respiratory tract and kidney involvement. Renal manifestations included acute nephritis with decreased C3 fraction of serum complement, occurring concomitantly with the respiratory symptoms. The child had an excellent outcome, with rapid normalization of C3 and complete resolution of the acute nephritis.
Authors:
Ekaterini Siomou; Konstantinos D Kollios; Photini Papadimitriou; Angeliki Kostoula; Zoe L Papadopoulou
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Pediatric infectious disease journal     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0891-3668     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J.     Publication Date:  2003 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-12-22     Completed Date:  2004-02-02     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701858     Medline TA:  Pediatr Infect Dis J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1103-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Pediatric Nephrology, University of Ioannina Medical School, Greece. xmatsouk@cc.uoi.gr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Disease
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Child
Complement C3 / analysis
Follow-Up Studies
Glomerulonephritis / complications*,  drug therapy,  microbiology
Humans
Male
Mycoplasma pneumoniae / isolation & purification*
Pneumonia, Mycoplasma / complications*,  drug therapy,  microbiology
Risk Assessment
Severity of Illness Index
Treatment Outcome
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Complement C3

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