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Revista de la Sociedad Boliviana de Pediatría

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Abstract

STRAUCH CEVALLOS, Pablo; CARDONA MATERNA, Polec; QUISPE CONDORI, Nieves  and  SALAZAR FUENTES, Jorge. Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection complicated by necrotizing pneumonia. Rev. bol. ped. [online]. 2010, vol.49, n.2, pp. 89-93. ISSN 1024-0675.

The pneumonía caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a usually benign and self-limiting condition. However there are a percentage of cases tends to produce severe respiratory complications. We present the case of a girl of 5 years of age with necrotizing pneumonía by Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and needed attention in the Intensive Care Unit.

Keywords : Mycoplasma pneumoniae; necrotizing pneumonía; pneumatocele.

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