A case report of organizing pneumonia in a children with M ycoplasma
pneumoniae infection and gastroesophageal reflux
Organizing pneumonia is a rare entity in childhood, particularly in
previously healthy children.Our case was a female child with
cough and shortness of breath as the first symptoms. Etiological tests
indicated Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection; however, standard
anti- Mycoplasma pneumoniae treatment was not effective.
Follow-up medical history showed that the child had abdominal pain and
vomiting in the past.Monitoring of esophageal pH for 24 hours revealed
pathologic acid reflux.A lung biopsy suggested mechanized pneumonia.
After standard treatment for Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection and
gastroesophageal reflux, atomized budesonide suspension, and oral
prednisone for nearly half a year, the chest CT lesions of the child
gradually recovered and the lung function improved.