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March 1971

Stevens–Johnson Syndrome Associated With Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection

Author Affiliations

Winston-Salem, NC
From the Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Service of the North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem NC.

Am J Dis Child. 1971;121(3):243-245. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1971.02100140109013

A 10-year-old boy had a case of Stevens-Johnson syndrome associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection. The literature regarding the many suggested etiologies of the syndrome is reviewed briefly, especially concerning M pneumoniae as a possible etiologic agent of some cases.

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