We are presenting a case of 4-years-old previously healthy male with coma, severe acute hepatitis and multiorgan failure in presence of Influenza infection. Literature review highlighted an immune-mediated pathophysiology for such presentations so the child underwent a trial of plasmapheresis which resulted in a rapid clinical improvement and child was discharge in his baseline neurologic status by day 14.
|Idioma original||English (US)|
|Publicación||Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal|
|Estado||Accepted/In press - 2020|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases