[A case of Wegener's granulomatosis presenting as severe acute respiratory failure].

A 19-year-old man was admitted to another hospital. Pulmonary suppuration was diagnosed and was treated with antibiotics. However, he developed acute respiratory failure, which required intubation and ventilation with 100% oxygen. After treatment with nitric oxide inhalation and corticosteroid pulse therapy, the patient's condition stabilized and he… CONTINUE READING