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A rare case of a 3 month old child with lipoprotein lipase deficiency who presented with bronchopneumonia is reported. After noticing lipaemic serum and lipaemia retinalis, a diagnosis of hyperlipoproteinaemia was considered. Lipoprotein lipase deficiency was confirmed with post heparin lipoprotein lipase enzyme activity estimation.
A 4-year-old girl was diagnosed to have TBM on the basis of history, abnormal CSF findings and a CT scan showing moderate hydrocephalus and basal exudates. She was treated with a combination of streptomycin, isoniazid, rifampicin and pyrazinamide. She also received oral phenobarbitone for convulsions and mannitol and acetazolamide. The sensorium improved on… (More)
Massive haemoptysis results in a high rate of mortality and morbidity. It is infrequently seen in children. Medical and surgical interventions are not very effective in controlling torrential bleeding. Therefore, newer modalities like bronchial artery embolisation are found to be promising in life threatening situations in both adults and children.