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Intractable wheezing and swallowing problem in an infant: report of one case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10910546     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 9-month-old female infant with intractable wheezing and frequent aspiration pneumonia was poor response to the usual treatment for respiratory disease. The barium swallow test revealed barium aspirating into trachea directly. Because of the high-risk nature for aspiration in the swallowing disorder infant, a nasogastric tube feeding therapy was prescribed. Fortunately, her symptoms were greatly reduced. One month later, the clinical and roentgenographic findings strongly support a causal relationship between swallowing problem and wheezing. Therefore, swallowing problem should be considered when a young infant has refractory wheezing, even when there is no developmental problem.
L C Chen; J L Huang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica Taiwanica = Taiwan er ke yi xue hui za zhi     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1608-8115     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr Taiwan     Publication Date:    1999 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-01-28     Completed Date:  2000-01-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100958202     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr Taiwan     Country:  CHINA (REPUBLIC : 1949-)    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  341-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children's Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Deglutition Disorders / diagnosis*
Diagnosis, Differential
Pneumonia, Aspiration / diagnosis*
Respiratory Sounds / etiology*

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