Mycoplasma Pneumonia: An Unrecognized Cause of Fever of Unknown Origin in an Adult.
A 26-year-old female was admitted for fever of unknown origin (FUO), headaches, left ankle edema, and a lower extremity rash consistent with erythema nodosum. She had no respiratory symptoms or family history of autoimmune diseases. A chest X-ray was negative for pneumonia or hilar adenopathy. Extensive autoimmune workup was negative. A chest, abdomen, and pelvis computed tomography scan was unremarkable and laboratory studies revealed no source of infection. On hospital day 5, the patient developed a mild productive cough. Her
Ali-Ahmed F, Halalau A. Mycoplasma Pneumonia: An Unrecognized Cause of Fever of Unknown Origin in an Adult. Case Rep Infect Dis. 2017;2017:6854913. doi: 10.1155/2017/6854913. Epub 2017 Oct 17. PubMed PMID: 29181207; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5664272.