Severe stomatitis triggered by infection with Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Toke S. Barfod, Court Pedersen

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    Abstrakt

    Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection is sometimes followed by systemic reactions such as erythema multiforme major/ Stevens-Johnsons syndrome. In the described case, a 30 year-old man developed severe inflammation of the oral mucous membranes following respiratory infection with Mycoplasma pneumoniae. There was also conjunctivitis and diarrhoea, and a target-like eruption was seen on the penis, but apart from slight perioral erythema and periorbital swelling, no further skin involvement was seen. The patient was treated with macrolide antibiotics for 14 days and gradually recovered.

    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    Sider (fra-til)6363-6364
    Antal sider2
    TidsskriftUgeskrift for laeger
    Vol/bind161
    Udgave nummer46
    StatusUdgivet - 15 nov. 1999

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