Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00004405
Title: Case study of a seven year old boy with recurrence of left lower lobe pneumonia after three years of normalcy
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Research Article
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    Pneumonia is one of the most common respiratory tract infection in the pediatric age group. Recurrence of pneumonia in child is of concern. The diagnostic workup is dependent on whether infection repeatedly occurs in the same lung lobe, or affects multiple lobes and/or different areas in different episodes. A 7-year-old boy was admitted with a second episode of left lower lobe pneumonia. The chest X-ray demonstrated a nonhomogeneous opacity without a clearly recognizable segmental distribution. A diagnosis of superinfection of an intralobar sequestration was made. The patient was treated with systemic antibiotics and 14 days later the child improved symptomatically

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    S. Ganesh Priya*, R. Ramya, Shanthi Ramesh, S. Sundari

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    Department of Paediatrics, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. S. Ganesh Priya, Department of Paediatrics, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, 7, Works Road, New Colony Road, Chrompet, Chennai - 600 044, Tamil Nadu, India

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    S. Ganesh Priya*, R. Ramya, Shanthi Ramesh, S. Sundari

    Title:Case study of a seven year old boy with recurrence of left lower lobe pneumonia after three years of normalcy
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):11 (November )
    Year:2019
    Page No: (3032-3034)
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    Research Materials:pneumonia

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Paracardiac opacity Pneumonia Recurrence

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