alexa Acute Cardiorespiratory Decompensation in a Child with Nephrotic Syndrome with Bronchial Asthma: Is it Exaggeration of Bronchial Asthma?

ISSN: 2572-0775

Clinical Pediatrics: Open Access

  • Case Report   
  • Clin Pediatr 2016, Vol 1(2): 104
  • DOI: 10.4172/2572-0775.1000104

Acute Cardiorespiratory Decompensation in a Child with Nephrotic Syndrome with Bronchial Asthma: Is it Exaggeration of Bronchial Asthma?

Tomar Munesh1*, Azad Sushil1 and Sethi Siddharth2
1Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart disease, Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon, India
2Department of Nephrology, Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon, India
*Corresponding Author: Tomar Munesh, Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart disease, Medanta-The Medicity, Sector-38, Gurgaon, Haryana, India, Tel: +91-8800216555, Fax: 91-124-4834-111, Email: [email protected]

Received Date: Nov 13, 2015 / Accepted Date: Jan 21, 2016 / Published Date: Jan 28, 2016

Abstract

Patients with Nephrotic syndrome have increased tendency for thromboembolism. Pulmonary thrombo-embolism is life threatening complication. We report a case of 3 years 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.

Keywords: Nephrotic syndrome; Pulmonary embolism

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