Necrotizine epiglottitis in an infant: an unusual first presentation of human immunodeficiency virus infection
Tebruegge, Marc, Connell, Tom, Kong, Kelvin, Marks, Michael and Curtis, Nigel (2009) Necrotizine epiglottitis in an infant: an unusual first presentation of human immunodeficiency virus infection. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 28, (2), 164-166. (doi:10.1097/INF.0b013e318187a869). (PMID:19106777).
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We describe the case of a 4-month-old infant presenting with severe respiratory distress secondary to necrotizing epiglottitis, who was subsequently diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus infection. Additionally, we review the existing literature on this rare condition with a focus on the potential underlying pathogenesis
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine
|Date Deposited:||11 May 2012 10:20|
|Last Modified:||11 May 2012 10:20|
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