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December 1973

Atypical Mycoplasma Pneumonia

Author Affiliations

USAF; USAF, Barksdale AFB, La
From the Department of Pediatrics, Barksdale Air Force Base (La) Hospital.

Am J Dis Child. 1973;126(6):837-838. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1973.02110190679020

Two cases of Mycoplasma pneumonia occurred. Both patients had right upper lobe infiltrates which progressed to lobar consolidation. Correct diagnosis and treatment were delayed due to this atypical presentation.