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Life-threatening Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection.
  1. R. McGonigle,
  2. J. K. Wagstaff


    Pneumonia due to Mycoplasma pneumoniae is common, but it is rarely life-threatening. A case is reported in a previously healthy adult whose illness was severe enough to require treatment with intermittent positive pressure ventilation (IPPV) for 14 days and which resolved after treatment with corticosteroids.

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