Necrotising pneumonia in children
作者: David A. SpencerMatthew F. Thomas
作者单位: 1Consultant in Respiratory Paediatrics, Department of Respiratory Paediatrics, Great North Children's Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP
2Specialist registrar in Respiratory Paediatrics, Department of Respiratory Paediatrics, Great North Children's Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP
刊名: Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 2014, Vol.15 (3), pp.240-245
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.prrv.2013.10.001
关键词: EpidemiologyPanton-Valentine LeukocidinPneumococcal vaccinationRespiratory infection
原始语种摘要: Summary(#br)Necrotising pneumonia remains an uncommon complication of pneumonia in children but its incidence is increasing. Pneumococcal infection is the predominant cause in children but Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) staphylococcal infection are also important causes of severe necrotising pneumonia. Clinical features of necrotic pneumonia are similar to those of an uncomplicated pneumonia except that the patient is clinically much more unwell and has usually failed to respond adequately to what would normally be considered as appropriate antibiotics. Pleural involvement is frequent. Initial management is similar to that for non-complicated pneumonia with careful attention to fluid balance and adequate analgesia required. Some...
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