What are musculoskeletal complications of mycoplasmal pneumonia?

Updated: Dec 28, 2018
  • Author: Michael Joseph Bono, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Guy W Soo Hoo, MD, MPH  more...
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M pneumoniae has been associated with arthralgia and myalgias, although arthritis is rare. Rhabdomyolysis has been linked with M pneumoniae infections, [47] with very high CPK and myoglobin levels reported. [48, 49] Dermatomyositis has been associated with M pneumoniae infection. [50]


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