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COVID 19 infection in young patient with pectus excavatum
Rev Fac Cien Med Univ Nac Cordoba. 2021 03 25; 78(1):52-56.RF

Abstract

Introduction

The SARS-Cov-2 infection causing the COVID 19 disease mainly affects the respiratory system, in most cases presenting mild symptoms, however in patients with comorbidities such as pectus excavatum that cause an alteration in lung function, the disease It can be deadly.

Case presentation

A 25-year-old male with a history of congenital pectus excavatum and scoliosis, with clinical of COVID 19 and confirmatory results of PCR, TC and Rx of the infection, begins with mild symptoms of affection in the upper respiratory tract, cough and odynophagia, that due to its basic anatomical alteration, progresses to SDRA, is treated with Oxygen Therapy, Ampicillin Sulbactam, Azithromycin, Oseltamivir, Lopinavir / Ritonavir, Hydroxychloroquine, Tiotropium, Paracetamol, Heparin and Omeprazole presenting a favorable evolution on the third day of hospitalization.

Conclusion

The case reflects what is known to date about the risk of severe complications that SARS-CoV-2 infection can present in patients with comorbidities or pathologies that alter lung function such as the pectus excavatum. Therefore it would be important to generate specific management protocols for the clinical improvement of these patients with congenital anatomical alterations.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Centro de Salud Santa Rosa tipo B. luispu_1994@hotmail.com.Hospital Básico Vilcabamba. crisac27@gmail.com.Hospital de Clínicas Dr. Manuela Quintela. nastycoraly@hotmail.com.

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article

Language

spa

PubMed ID

33787023

Citation

Puglla Sánchez, Luis René, et al. "COVID 19 Infection in Young Patient With Pectus Excavatum." Revista De La Facultad De Ciencias Medicas (Cordoba, Argentina), vol. 78, no. 1, 2021, pp. 52-56.
Puglla Sánchez LR, Sinche Cueva CA, Quilismal Guanochanga NC. COVID 19 infection in young patient with pectus excavatum. Rev Fac Cien Med Univ Nac Cordoba. 2021;78(1):52-56.
Puglla Sánchez, L. R., Sinche Cueva, C. A., & Quilismal Guanochanga, N. C. (2021). COVID 19 infection in young patient with pectus excavatum. Revista De La Facultad De Ciencias Medicas (Cordoba, Argentina), 78(1), 52-56. https://doi.org/10.31053/1853.0605.v78.n1.30308
Puglla Sánchez LR, Sinche Cueva CA, Quilismal Guanochanga NC. COVID 19 Infection in Young Patient With Pectus Excavatum. Rev Fac Cien Med Univ Nac Cordoba. 2021 03 25;78(1):52-56. PubMed PMID: 33787023.
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TY - JOUR T1 - COVID 19 infection in young patient with pectus excavatum AU - Puglla Sánchez,Luis René, AU - Sinche Cueva,Cristian Andrés, AU - Quilismal Guanochanga,Nasthia Coraly, Y1 - 2021/03/25/ PY - 2020/09/16/received PY - 2020/09/24/accepted PY - 2021/3/31/entrez PY - 2021/4/1/pubmed PY - 2021/4/1/medline KW - COVID-19 KW - pectus excavatum KW - respiratory distress KW - viral pneumonia SP - 52 EP - 56 JF - Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Medicas (Cordoba, Argentina) JO - Rev Fac Cien Med Univ Nac Cordoba VL - 78 IS - 1 N2 - Introduction: The SARS-Cov-2 infection causing the COVID 19 disease mainly affects the respiratory system, in most cases presenting mild symptoms, however in patients with comorbidities such as pectus excavatum that cause an alteration in lung function, the disease It can be deadly. Case presentation: A 25-year-old male with a history of congenital pectus excavatum and scoliosis, with clinical of COVID 19 and confirmatory results of PCR, TC and Rx of the infection, begins with mild symptoms of affection in the upper respiratory tract, cough and odynophagia, that due to its basic anatomical alteration, progresses to SDRA, is treated with Oxygen Therapy, Ampicillin Sulbactam, Azithromycin, Oseltamivir, Lopinavir / Ritonavir, Hydroxychloroquine, Tiotropium, Paracetamol, Heparin and Omeprazole presenting a favorable evolution on the third day of hospitalization. Conclusion: The case reflects what is known to date about the risk of severe complications that SARS-CoV-2 infection can present in patients with comorbidities or pathologies that alter lung function such as the pectus excavatum. Therefore it would be important to generate specific management protocols for the clinical improvement of these patients with congenital anatomical alterations. SN - 1853-0605 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/33787023/COVID_19_infection_in_young_patient_with_pectus_excavatum DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -