2016, Number 4
Rev Cubana Med Gen Integr 2016; 32 (4)
Vega MDL, Dotres MC, Piedra BM, Rodríguez GJM, Valderramo M, Viera ÁD
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ABSTRACTThe case is presented of a male patient of one year of age, with antecedents of bronchial asthma. His mother referred that 11 days ago the patient had fallen, at the moment when he was consuming peanuts. Some hours later dry cough appears. The mother consulted the area polyclinic, where the patient was prescribed prednisone by oral way for three days, with which she notices some improvement, but cough did not disappear totally. Six days after the event, the patients presented a 100ºF fever with peaks daily, which drifted when dipyrone pills were administered. As long as the symptoms prevailed (cough and fever), the mother takes the child again to the doctors, where he is taken a thorax radiography, which shows an atelectasis image at the right lung level, a reason why he is decided to be referred to Juan Manuel Márquez Hospital.