Mycoplasma pneumoniaWalking pneumonia; Community-acquired pneumonia - mycoplasma; Community-acquired pneumonia - atypical
Pneumonia is inflamed or swollen lung tissue due to infection with a germ.
Mycoplasma pneumonia is caused by the bacteria Mycoplasma pneumoniae (M pneumoniae).
This type of pneumonia is also called atypical pneumonia because the symptoms are different from those of pneumonia due to other common bacteria.
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