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Swyer-James (MacLeod's) syndrome following pertussis infection in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12751717     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pertussis is a potentially severe disease, especially in infancy. The case of an 8-month-old infant is described who presented the typical radiographic image of unilateral hyperlucent lung or Swyer-James (MacLeod's) syndrome. The infant suffered from pertussis at 20 d of age. A rare postinfectious complication of pertussis is reported.
Giorgios Trimis; Maria Theodoridou; Glyceria Mostrou; Konstantinos Kakavakis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0036-5548     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand. J. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2003  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-05-19     Completed Date:  2003-06-12     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0215333     Medline TA:  Scand J Infect Dis     Country:  Sweden    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  197-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
First Pediatric Clinic, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Cortex Hormones / administration & dosage
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Drug Therapy, Combination / administration & dosage
Follow-Up Studies
Lung, Hyperlucent / complications,  diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Radiography, Thoracic
Respiratory Function Tests
Respiratory Tract Infections / complications,  diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Risk Assessment
Severity of Illness Index
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Whooping Cough / complications,  diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenal Cortex Hormones; 0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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