Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection Presented with Multiple Neurological Complications

Ji Yeon Chung, Pahn Kyu Choi, Hyun Goo Kang
2018 Journal of the Korean Neurological Association  
Mycoplasma pneumoniae (M. pneumoniae) is common pathogen of the respiratory tract. M. pneumoniae infection cause a wide variety of clinical manifestation involving the central (CNS) and peripheral nervous systems. There is no satisfactory explanation for the pathophysiology of CNS complication, but possibilities include direct infection and an immune-mediated reaction. We report a case of encephalitis by M. pneumoniae infection which showed uncommon course of multiple neurologic manifestations
more » ... gic manifestations and reviewed the literature about the CNS complication of M. pneumoniae. J Korean Neurol Assoc 36(2):89-92, 2018
doi:10.17340/jkna.2018.2.5 fatcat:z7gmistjzfclzetu2laujv4vvy