Eaton agent pneumonia

Eaton agent pneumonia --> primary atypical pneumonia

An acute systemic disease with involvement of the lungs, caused by mycoplasma pneumoniae and marked by high fever, cough, relatively few physical signs, and scattered densities on X-rays; usually associated with development of cold agglutinins and antibodies to the bacteria.

Synonym: atypical pneumonia, eaton agent pneumonia, mycoplasmal pneumonia.

Retrieved from ""
First | Previous (Eaton agent) | Next (Eaton lee) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.