Massive lung collapse with partial resolution after several years: a case report

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BACKGROUND Bronchitis obliterans is a severe and extremely rare complication of respiratory tract infections in children and is characterized by massive atelectasis and collapse of the affected lung. Of the rare cases reported in the literature all surviving children underwent surgical resection of the collapsed lung. CASE PRESENTATION We report an infant… (More)

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@article{Govaere2005MassiveLC, title={Massive lung collapse with partial resolution after several years: a case report}, author={Elke S J Govaere and Dirk E Van Raemdonck and Hugo Devlieger and M. H. Smet and Eric Verbeken and Marijke Johanna Proesmans and Kris de Boeck}, journal={BMC Pediatrics}, year={2005}, volume={5}, pages={39 - 39} }