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Complicated measles in an 8-month old infant – a case report


Butorac Ahel, Ivona; Lah Tomulić, Kristina; Banac, Srđan
Complicated measles in an 8-month old infant – a case report // Central European Journal of Pediatric, 13 (2017), 1; 69-72 doi:10.5457/p2005-114.172 (međunarodna recenzija, prikaz, stručni)


Naslov
Complicated measles in an 8-month old infant – a case report

Autori
Butorac Ahel, Ivona ; Lah Tomulić, Kristina ; Banac, Srđan

Izvornik
Central European Journal of Pediatric (2490-3671) 13 (2017), 1; 69-72

Vrsta, podvrsta i kategorija rada
Radovi u časopisima, prikaz, stručni

Ključne riječi
Measles ; Child ; Laryngotracheobronchitis

Sažetak
Objective – To present a case of measles complicated by laryngotracheobronchitis and severe respiratory distress, and to emphasize the importance of vaccination. Case report – The authors report the case of an 8-month-old infant with fever, rash and wheezing. The diagnosis of measles complicated by laryngotracheobronchitis was made. The infant was admitted to the paediatric intensive care unit with severe respiratory distress, and required support with mechanical ventilation. The patient recovered fully. No nosocomial measles infections were identified. Conclusion – This case highlights the need for rapid diagnosis, appropriate treatment and determination of vaccination status of children with measles, in order to prevent complications.

Izvorni jezik
Engleski

Znanstvena područja
Kliničke medicinske znanosti



POVEZANOST RADA


Ustanove
Medicinski fakultet, Rijeka,
Klinički bolnički centar Rijeka

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