Management of plastic bronchitis with topical tissue-type plasminogen activator.

  title={Management of plastic bronchitis with topical tissue-type plasminogen activator.},
  author={Elizabeth Gibb and Robert J Blount and Nancy Lewis and Dennis Nielson and Gwynne D Church and Kirk Jones and Ngoc Le Ly},
  volume={130 2},
Plastic bronchitis or cast bronchitis is a rare disease of unclear etiology characterized by formation of airway casts that can lead to life-threatening airway obstruction. There is currently limited data regarding optimal treatment of plastic bronchitis. Several therapies have been suggested, but recurrences are common and mortality remains high. We report the case of a 6-year-old boy with refractory eosinophilic bronchial casts, unresponsive to low-dose systemic corticosteroids, inhaled… CONTINUE READING
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