What is the incidence of chlamydial pneumonia in infants with chlamydial conjunctivitis?

Updated: Mar 03, 2021
  • Author: Michael A Silverman, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Risk of chlamydial pneumonia exists. Pneumonia can occur in 10-20% of infants with chlamydial conjunctivitis as many as 6 months later. Untreated chlamydial conjunctivitis in adults can lead to conjunctival scarring.

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