Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection Manifesting as Neonatal Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension: Report of Two Cases

@inproceedings{WalterNicolet2011CongenitalCI,
  title={Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection Manifesting as Neonatal Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension: Report of Two Cases
},
  author={Elizabeth Walter-Nicolet and Magali Leblanc and Marianne Leruez-Ville and Philippe Hubert and Delphine Mitanchez},
  booktitle={Pulmonary medicine},
  year={2011}
}
UNLABELLED Various neonatal symptoms can lead to a diagnosis of congenital CMV infection. We report two cases of persistent pulmonary hypertension in relation with congenital CMV infection following maternal primary infection and reinfection, respectively. Both infants had severe refractory hypoxemia, requiring high-frequency ventilation, inhaled nitric oxide and inotropic support. One of them required extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for five days. Ganciclovir therapy was attempted in the… CONTINUE READING

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