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

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Measles
Vitamin A
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Intratracheal Intubation
Artificial Respiration
Therapeutics

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

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Measles pneumonia : Treatment of a near-fatal case with corticosteroids and vitamin A. / Rupp, Mark Edmund; Schwartz, M. L.; Bechard, D. E.

In: Chest, Vol. 103, No. 5, 01.01.1993, p. 1625-1626.

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Rupp, Mark Edmund ; Schwartz, M. L. ; Bechard, D. E. / Measles pneumonia : Treatment of a near-fatal case with corticosteroids and vitamin A. In: Chest. 1993 ; Vol. 103, No. 5. pp. 1625-1626.
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