Acute Cardiorespiratory Decompensation in a Child with Nephrotic Syndrome with Bronchial Asthma: Is it Exaggeration of Bronchial Asthma?
- *Corresponding Author:
- Munesh Tomar
Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart disease
Medanta-The Medicity, Sector-38, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: November 13, 2015 Accepted Date: January 21, 2016 Published Date: January 28, 2016
Citation:Munesh T, Sushil A, Siddharth S (2016) Acute Cardiorespiratory Decompensation in a Child with Nephrotic syndrome with Bronchial Asthma: Is it Exaggeration of Bronchial Asthma?. Clin Pediatr 1: 104. doi: 10.4172/2572-0775.1000104
Copyright: © 2016 Tomar M, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Patients with Nephrotic syndrome have increased tendency for thromboembolism. Pulmonary thrombo-embolism is life threatening complication. We report a case of 3 yrs old patient a known case of Nephrotic syndrome with bronchial asthma who presented with severe respiratory distress requiring ventilatory support .He was diagnosed with massive bilateral pulmonary embolism and treated successfully with thrombolysis.