RRML - Severe pneumococcal pneumonia following Measles-Mumps-Rubella vaccination

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Nr. 24(3)/2016 DOI:10.1515/rrlm-2016-0028

Case report

Severe pneumococcal pneumonia following Measles-Mumps-Rubella vaccination

Pneumonie pneumococică severă dezvoltată ca urmare a vaccinării Rujeolă-Oreion-Rubeolă

Orsolya Gál, Mathias W Pletz, Edith Simona Ianoși

Correspondence should be addressed to: Edith Simona Ianoși


Hereby, we report a case of severe multi-lobular pneumococcal pneumonia with gangrene requiring pneumonectomy and accompanying septic shock that developed 1 day after a live-attenuated measles-mumps-rubella vaccination in a 58-year old kindergarten teacher.

Keywords: severe pneumococcal pneumonia, Measles- Mumps- Rubella vaccination

Received: 6.3.2016
Accepted: 8.8.2016
Published: 16.8.2016

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Gál O, Pletz MW, Ianoși ES. Severe pneumococcal pneumonia following Measles-Mumps-Rubella vaccination. Rev Romana Med Lab. 2016;24(3):337-42. DOI:10.1515/rrlm-2016-0028