Measles pneumonia: Treatment of a near-fatal case with corticosteroids and vitamin A

Mark Edmund Rupp, M. L. Schwartz, D. E. Bechard

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Abstract

A 29-year-old woman experienced overwhelming rubeola pneumonia requiring endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation. Treatment with high-dose corticosteroids and vitamin A was accompanied by a prompt clinical response. Further investigation of this novel therapy is needed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1625-1626
Number of pages2
JournalChest
Volume103
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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