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Lung Malformations

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Fig. 54.1 Origin of the different bronchopulmonary malformations Epidemiology It has been difficult to estimate the precise incidence of lung malformations, and because they are asymptomatic lesions, many authors consider…

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Therapy

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Mass median aerodynamic diameter (MMAD) is a particle size (in microns, μm) that divides the mass in such a way that half of the particles of that aerosol have a…

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Immune Deficiency Syndrome

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Immune category Age: <12 months Age: 1–5 years Age: 6–13 years CD4/μl (%) CD4/μl (%) CD4/μl (%) No immunosuppression ≥1500 (≥25) ≥1000 (≥25) ≥500 (≥25) Moderate immunosuppression 750–1499 (14–24) 500–999 (14–24) 200–499 (14–24)…

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with Persistent Stridor

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Cause Laryngomalacia Vocal cord paralysis Congenital or acquired congenital stenosis Laryngeal cleft Laryngeal membrane Subglottic hemangioma Laryngeal papillomatosis Cysts and laryngoceles Laryngeal condylomatosis Proximal tracheomalacia Foreign body Applied Physiopathology Stridor…

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30. Bronchiolitis

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Fig. 30.1 Taxonomy of Paramyxoviridae virus RSV, particularly, expresses two superficial glycoproteins: fusion (F) protein and binding proteins (G). These glycoproteins are very important in the virus lack of effectiveness…

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Children with Lung Infection

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Pattern Incidence Causal agent Diffuse Common Pneumocystis Cytomegalovirus Mycobacterium Rare Cryptococcus Aspergillus Candida Nodular or cavitary Common Cryptococcus Bacteria Nocardia Aspergillus Mycobacterium Rare Legionella Septic embolism Focal Common Bacteria Cryptococcus…

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Diseases in the Newborn

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High pressures in the first breaths  Expulsion of lung fluid  Decrease in lung vascular resistance  Constriction and functional closure of the arteriosus ductus High distensibility of the rib cage  Low…

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Bronchiolitis Obliterans

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Fig. 47.1 Frequency of post-infectious bronchiolitis obliterans (PIBO) Table 47.1 Causes of bronchiolitis obliterans (BO) Transplant Graft versus host after bone marrow transplant Chronic rejection after lung transplant Infections Virus…

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