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...
  • Print

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]

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!