Keywords: Chlamydia pneumoniae clinical manifestations
Mild no obvious symptoms. Young people often have a hoarse voice, dry cough, and sometimes fever, sore throat and pharyngitis, laryngitis, sinusitis, otitis media, and bronchitis symptoms, and as long as several weeks, of pneumonia is usually light, very similar to the clinical manifestations of infection with Mycoplasma pneumoniae and may be accompanied by extrapulmonary manifestations such as erythema nodules, thyroiditis, encephalitis and Guillain – Barre syndrome. The adult pneumonia multi more serious, especially in the elderly often must be hospitalized for treatment of respiratory support. Of association between Chlamydia pneumoniae infection and coronary heart disease by serological surveys, but need to be further determined. Chlamydia pneumoniae infection mechanism of asthma is also in discussion.
Chlamydia pneumoniae pneumonia, lung X-ray examination often show lung subsegmental few patchy infiltration stoves, widely consolidation only seen in a serious condition. The majority of patients with white blood cells in the normal range.