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RADIOGRAPHIC FEATURES OF MYCOPLASMA PNEUMONIAE PNEUMONIA: DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS AND PERFORMANCE TIMING

Naoyuki Miyashita, Tadaaki Sugiu, Yasuhiro Kawai, Tetsuya Yamaguchi, Kazunobu Ouchi
2009 Chest  
The Japanese Respiratory Society guidelines propose a differential diagnosis for atypical pneumonia and bacterial pneumonia using a scoring system for the selection of appropriate antibiotic.  ...  The purpose of this study was to clarify the pattern of abnormalities with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia on chest computed tomography (CT) and whether the radiographic findings could distinguish M. pneumoniae  ...  Acknowledgements We gratefully acknowledge the members of the Kurashiki Chest Conference Group for advising and reading the chest CT findings.  ... 
doi:10.1378/chest.136.4_meetingabstracts.53s fatcat:fdl7pkpt5jaurarnr7cjzwh2rq

Comparative radiographic features of community acquired Legionnaires' disease, pneumococcal pneumonia, mycoplasma pneumonia, and psittacosis

J T Macfarlane, A C Miller, W H Roderick Smith, A H Morris, D H Rose
1984 Thorax  
The features of the chest radiographs of 49 adults with legionnaires' disease were compared with those of 91 adults with pneumococcal pneumonia (31 of whom had bacteraemia or antigenaemia), 46 with mycoplasma  ...  pneumonia, and 10 with psittacosis pneumonia.  ...  Hilar lymphadenopathy was identified only in mycoplasma pneumonia (22%), which might make it a useful point for differential diagnosis.  ... 
doi:10.1136/thx.39.1.28 pmid:6695350 pmcid:PMC459717 fatcat:iwjzqn3j2jdodjpfz3qnfb7xtm

Radiographic features of Mycoplasma pneumoniaepneumonia: differential diagnosis and performance timing

Naoyuki Miyashita, Tadaaki Sugiu, Yasuhiro Kawai, Keiko Oda, Tetsuya Yamaguchi, Kazunobu Ouchi, Yoshihiro Kobashi, Mikio Oka
2009 BMC Medical Imaging  
The Japanese Respiratory Society guidelines propose a differential diagnosis for atypical pneumonia and bacterial pneumonia using a scoring system for the selection of appropriate antibiotic.  ...  The purpose of this study was to clarify the pattern of abnormalities with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia on chest computed tomography (CT) and whether the radiographic findings could distinguish M. pneumoniae  ...  Acknowledgements We gratefully acknowledge the members of the Kurashiki Chest Conference Group for advising and reading the chest CT findings.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2342-9-7 pmid:19400968 pmcid:PMC2680832 fatcat:hef6rirqgzasdix6fnvzwqthfi

Chest CT Findings and Differential Diagnosis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia and Mycoplasma pneumoniae Combined with Streptococcal Pneumonia in Children

Jing Wang, Chen Xia, Ashutosh Sharma, Gurjot Singh Gaba, Mohammad Shabaz, Anupam Kumar Bairagi
2021 Journal of Healthcare Engineering  
The mixed infection of MP and SP is very common clinically, and the diagnosis of this type of mixed pneumonia is a critical research topic faced by pediatric respiratory physicians.  ...  The main objective of the work is to investigate the chest computed tomography (CT) findings of children patients with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia (MPP) and MP combined with streptococcal pneumonia  ...  For the mycoplasma pneumonia diagnosis, radiographic findings are not sufficient.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/8085530 pmid:34221302 pmcid:PMC8219438 fatcat:vgjvtoxmlbahnd2axxm6urez4y

Development of a model for early differentiation of adenovirus pneumonia from Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia

Hu Zhang, Huajun Li, Lijun Wang, Lisu Huang, Qibo Ma, Hanwen Wu, Huanchun Pang, Yiping Chen, Zhengshang Ruan
2021 Translational Pediatrics  
Adenovirus pneumonia (AVP) and Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia (MPP) have similar clinical manifestations such as a high prevalence of lung consolidation, making the differential diagnosis difficult before  ...  Our predictive model includes a combination of clinical features, imaging findings, and biomarkers. It may help pediatricians in the early differentiation of AVP from MPP.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank all participants and staff of this study and the physicians at the Xinhua Hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine.  ... 
doi:10.21037/tp-22-6 fatcat:itie4k5adjfndjyj72psbre5oe

Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydia pneumoniaeinfections in children with pneumonia

S. Esposito, F. Blasi, F. Bellini, L. Allegra, N. Principi, Mowgli
2001 European Respiratory Journal  
radiological characteristics in the diagnosis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae and/or Chlamydia pneumoniae infections.  ...  The most common clinical signs, host responses and radiographic patterns were studied in 203 Italian children hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia in order to clarify the role of clinical and  ...  We thank Cristina Arosio, Valentina Popescu Janu, Roberta Droghetti, Giorgio Paizis and Maria Teresa Panza for their substantial contributions to this study.  ... 
doi:10.1183/09031936.01.17202410 pmid:11334126 fatcat:e22oat4tfjaivaqlo4t3ldljiu

Características clínico-radiológicas e hematológicas das pneumonias causadas pelo Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Letícia Alves Vervloet, Paulo Augusto Moreira Camargos, Damião Ranulfo Fernandes Soares, Gabriel Antônio de Oliveira, Janúncio Nunes de Oliveira
2010 Jornal de Pediatria  
whenever possible for differential diagnosis and to aid the assessment of the extension and level of complication of the pneumonia.  ...  Results suggest some clinical, hematological and radiographic characteristics present in patients may contribute to the presumptive diagnosis of MP pneumonia and aid the process of differentiating it from  ... 
doi:10.1590/s0021-75572010000600006 fatcat:oeehj6z7jrhqldu6xucd25tjsq

Mycoplasma pneumoniae Among Children Hospitalized With Community-acquired Pneumonia

Preeta K Kutty, Seema Jain, Thomas H Taylor, Anna M Bramley, Maureen H Diaz, Krow Ampofo, Sandra R Arnold, Derek J Williams, Kathryn M Edwards, Jonathan A McCullers, Andrew T Pavia, Jonas M Winchell (+2 others)
2018 Clinical Infectious Diseases  
Mycoplasma pneumoniae should be included in the differential diagnosis for school-aged children hospitalized with CAP.  ...  In the Etiology of Pneumonia in the Community study, we prospectively enrolled 2254 children hospitalized with radiographically confirmed pneumonia from January 2010-June 2012 and tested nasopharyngeal  ...  We thank the children and families who graciously consented to participate in the Etiology of Pneumonia in the Community study. Disclaimer.  ... 
doi:10.1093/cid/ciy419 pmid:29788037 fatcat:ieow7fexhzddxadzul5cavcfye

Clinical Differences between Community-Acquired Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia and COVID-19 Pneumonia

Naoyuki Miyashita, Yasushi Nakamori, Makoto Ogata, Naoki Fukuda, Akihisa Yamura, Yoshihisa Ishiura, Shosaku Nomura
2022 Journal of Clinical Medicine  
One feature of the Japanese Respiratory Society (JRS) guidelines is a trial to be carried out to differentiate between M. pneumoniae pneumonia and bacterial pneumonia for the selection of antibiotics.  ...  Bronchial wall thickening and nodules (tree-in-bud and centrilobular), which are chest computed tomography (CT) features of M. pneumoniae CAP, were rarely observed in patients with COVID-19 CAP.  ...  Thus, the Japanese Respiratory Society (JRS) pneumonia guidelines proposed a differential diagnosis between other bacterial and M. pneumoniae pneumonia for the selection of an appropriate antibiotic for  ... 
doi:10.3390/jcm11040964 pmid:35207236 pmcid:PMC8878343 fatcat:roh6j33qfrevtodcuoq44n7gwu

Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia: Differential Diagnosis by Computerized Tomography

Takahito Nei, Yoshimitsu Yamano, Fumikazu Sakai, Shoji Kudoh
2007 Internal medicine (Tokyo. 1992)  
Objective and background This study was designed to clarify chest computerized tomography (CT) findings of Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia facilitating differential diagnosis from CAP (community acquired  ...  Conclusions The diagnosis of M. pneumoniae pneumonia would appear to be reliable when we found bronchial wall thickening in the chest CT images.  ...  Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia (MpP) shows a wide spectrum of symptoms including fever, cough and sputum production, and is often complicated by fatigue, malaise and myalgia (3) .  ... 
doi:10.2169/internalmedicine.46.6460 pmid:17634704 fatcat:vcevzlecrfgsjo3g5deqoc2hee

Difference of clinical features in childhood Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia

You-Sook Youn, Kyung-Yil Lee, Ja-Young Hwang, Jung-Woo Rhim, Jin-Han Kang, Joon-Sung Lee, Ji-Chang Kim
2010 BMC Pediatrics  
We aimed to evaluate the difference of clinical features in children with MP, according to their age and chest radiographic patterns.  ...  Background Mycoplasma pneumoniae (M. pneumoniae) is an important causative organism of respiratory infections in children and young adults.  ...  JHK contributed to interpretation of the data and editing of the manuscript. JSL supervised the design and execution of the study. JCK read the chest radiographs.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2431-10-48 pmid:20604923 pmcid:PMC2910686 fatcat:raqj2fflobbvdjozfy5qf74mti

Pneumonias [chapter]

Erin R. Stucky, Meerana Lim
2012 Textbook of Clinical Pediatrics  
Mycoplasma pneumonia usually has a diffuse bilateral interstitial appearance on radiograph, although it can also be seen with lower lobe consolidations and effusions.  ...  Without a culture, other clinical features and diagnostic study results are used to help make a clinical diagnosis and to guide appropriate therapy.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02202-9_236 fatcat:e2vieoqiebf23nrnmkfdcvmwsm

Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Children

Alexander K.C. Leung, Alex H.C. Wong, Kam L. Hon
2018 Recent Patents on Inflammation & Allergy Drug Discovery  
In one large, early series, no serologic tests were performed, and mycoplasma or viruses were identified by culture of respiratory secretions. 3 In only 24 percent of cases was a potential cause identified  ...  Several studies flatly state that there are no radiologic features that can be used to differentiate between these two major etiologic classes. 44, 45 Another study concludes that radiographic findings  ...  , pneumonia.  ... 
doi:10.2174/1872213x12666180621163821 pmid:29932038 fatcat:w6gtiuki6vbdfjz5goatssawki

Pneumonia in the immunocompetent patient

J H Reynolds, G Mcdonald, H Alton, S B Gordon
2010 British Journal of Radiology  
Most cases of pneumonia can be managed with chest radiographs as the only form of imaging, but CT can detect pneumonia not visible on the chest radiograph and may be of value, particularly in the hospital  ...  In adults, pneumonia can be broadly classified, on the basis of chest radiographic appearance, into lobar pneumonia, bronchopneumonia and pneumonia producing an interstitial pattern.  ...  Taking the clinical features into account with the radiographic pattern might help limit the differential diagnosis of causative pathogens.  ... 
doi:10.1259/bjr/31200593 pmid:21088086 pmcid:PMC3473604 fatcat:yv7qo32byrcv7aobblel5tbccy

Pneumonia and Empyema [chapter]

Imad Y. Haddad, David N. Cornfield
2008 The Respiratory Tract in Pediatric Critical Illness and Injury  
In addition, tuberculosis should always be considered in the differential diagnosis, and a purifi ed protein derivative test should be performed.  ...  The presence of infi ltrates on chest radiographs confi rms the diagnosis of pneumonia. Infi ltrates are generally either interstitial or alveolar.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-84800-925-7_17 fatcat:n5mqcbwmhzfkhlokuy4yozabkq
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