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New-onset neonatal pulmonary hypertension associated with a rhinovirus infection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22332130     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 3.5-week-old male neonate who developed an upper and lower respiratory tract rhinovirus infection that was temporally associated with the development of severe pulmonary hypertension is described. Rhinovirus has not previously been associated with pulmonary hypertension. This child developed severe pulmonary hypertension with right ventricular failure, requiring mechanical ventilation, nitric oxide inhalation and, eventually, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
Nishit Patel; Tiong G The
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian respiratory journal : journal of the Canadian Thoracic Society     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1916-7245     ISO Abbreviation:  Can. Respir. J.     Publication Date:    2012 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-14     Completed Date:  2012-12-31     Revised Date:  2013-06-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433332     Medline TA:  Can Respir J     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  33-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
St Peter's University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Hypertension, Pulmonary / diagnosis,  microbiology*,  therapy
Infant, Newborn
Picornaviridae Infections / complications*,  diagnosis
Respiratory Tract Infections / complications*

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