Case Report
Volume 11 Issue 1 - 2022
Necrotizing Pneumonia in an Infant, Case Report
Nehad AlFaraj1*, Iman AlMukhtar2, Saeed Shaner2, Mahammad AlOwa3, Salma AlSaeed4, Eman AlNamer4 and Zahra jabber4
1Pediatric Gasteroentrology and Hepatology Consultant, Qatif Central Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia
2Pediatric Critical Care Consultant, Qatif Central Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia
3Pediatric Specialist, Qatif Central Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia
4Pediatric Resident, Qatif Central Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia
*Corresponding Author: Nehad AlFaraj, Pediatric Gasteroentrology and Hepatology Consultant, Qatif Central Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia.
Received: December 15, 2021; Published: December 279 2021




Abstract

We are reporting a 2-year-old boy, who had a febrile illness progressed to respiratory manifestations of worsening breathing pattern and hypoxia, physical examination reviled decrease air entry on the Rt side with crepetations, chest xray showed signs of bronchopneumonia with parapneumonic pleural effusion.

Sever complicated community acquired pneumonaia with parenchymal destruction as a picture of necrotizing pneumonia.

Keywords: Community Acquired Pneumonia CAP; Necrotizing Pneumonia NP; Empyema; Pleural Effusion

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Citation: Nehad AlFaraj., et al. “Necrotizing Pneumonia in an Infant, Case Report”. EC Paediatrics 11.1 (2022): 10-18.

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