Early blood exchange transfusion in malignant pertussis: A case report.

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ID Serval
serval:BIB_C02FC046183F
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Sous-type
Etude de cas (case report): rapporte une observation et la commente brièvement.
Collection
Publications
Titre
Early blood exchange transfusion in malignant pertussis: A case report.
Périodique
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Auteur(s)
Martinez M., Rochat I., Corbelli R., Tissières P., Rimensberger P.C., Barazzone-Argiroffo C.
ISSN
1529-7535 (Print)
ISSN-L
1529-7535
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
2011
Volume
12
Numéro
2
Pages
e107-e109
Langue
anglais
Notes
Publication types: Journal ArticlePublication Status: ppublish
Résumé
OBJECTIVE:: To report early blood exchange transfusion in malignant pertussis and a favorable clinical outcome. SETTING:: A pediatric intensive care unit in a tertiary hospital in Geneva, Switzerland. DESIGN:: A descriptive case report. PATIENT:: An 8-wk-old girl was diagnosed with malignant pertussis (extreme leukocytosis, seizures, pneumonia, and secondary severe hypoxic respiratory failure associated with pulmonary hypertension). After administration of a one-volume blood exchange transfusion, a rapid decrease in white blood cell count (from 119,000/mm to 36,500/mm) was observed and followed by clinical improvement and favorable outcome despite the initial presence of all described risk factors associated with a high mortality. CONCLUSION:: The use of exchange blood transfusion early in the course of the disease might help to prevent a fatal outcome of malignant pertussis.
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Web of science
Création de la notice
02/02/2011 14:48
Dernière modification de la notice
20/08/2019 16:34
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