Corticosteroid Therapy for Hemolytic Anemia and Respiratory Failure Due to Mycoplasma pneumoniae Pneumonia

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Abstract

This is a report of hemolytic anemia and respiratory failure due to <i>Mycoplasma pneumoniae</i> pneumonia. His chest CT scans showed bilateral diffuse thickened bronchovascular bundles and emphysema tons changes. The pulmonary function test supported the diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He was diagnosed as coldagglunitin-associated hemolytic anemia and <i>M. pneumoniae</i> pneumonia in inapparent COPD. Corticosteroid administration was remarkablly effective for hemolytic anemia and beneficial for acute exacerbation of COPD.<br>(Internal Medicine 41: 229-232, 2002)

Journal

  • Internal Medicine

    Internal Medicine 41(3), 229-232, 2002-03

    The Japanese Society of Internal Medicine

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    10008034575
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AA10827774
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • Article Type
    NOT
  • ISSN
    09182918
  • NDL Article ID
    6263112
  • NDL Source Classification
    ZS21(科学技術--医学--内科学)
  • NDL Call No.
    Z53-M398
  • Data Source
    CJP  NDL  J-STAGE 
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