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Mycoplasma pneumoniae-associated cerebral infarction in a child.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19208683     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The central nervous system's involvement is the most common reported extra-pulmonary manifestations of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection, and stroke was one of the most special situations. We presented a 4-year-old child who presented with acute stroke on the third day of the onset of Mycoplasma respiratory tract infection. Brain magnetic resonance angiography demonstrated that occlusion of bilateral internal carotid arteries and vertebral arteries above the level of the first cervical vertebrate which is not been reported previously.
Authors:
Chun-Yi Lee; Yuan-Yuan Huang; Fang-Liang Huang; Fang-Ching Liu; Po-Yen Chen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-02-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of tropical pediatrics     Volume:  55     ISSN:  1465-3664     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Trop. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  2009 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-07-30     Completed Date:  2009-11-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8010948     Medline TA:  J Trop Pediatr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  272-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Section of Pediatrics, Chia-Yi Veterans Hospital, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Carotid Artery, Internal / pathology
Cerebral Infarction / microbiology*,  pathology
Child, Preschool
Fatal Outcome
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Male
Mycoplasma pneumoniae / isolation & purification*
Pneumonia, Mycoplasma / complications*,  pathology
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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