Transient cardiac failure secondary to Mycoplasma infection


Lih Vei ONN and Vui Heng CHONG

Department of Medicine, RIPAS Hospital, Brunei Darussalam



Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a well-known cause of atypical respiratory infection. However many may not be aware of the many extra-pulmonary manifestations, some of which can be associated with significant complications. We report the case of a 31-year-old lady who had transient heart failure in association with a mycoplasma infection. 



Keywords: Cardiac failure, complications, Mycoplasma pneumonia, respiratory tract infection


Correspondence author: Vui Heng CHONG, Department of Medicine, RIPAS Hospital, Bandar Seri Begawan BA 1710, Brunei Darussalam.

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Brunei Int Med J. 2014; 10 (4): 216-218