Recurrent Plastic Bronchitis in a Child with 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) and Influenza B Virus Infection

@inproceedings{Kim2012RecurrentPB,
  title={Recurrent Plastic Bronchitis in a Child with 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) and Influenza B Virus Infection},
  author={Sun A Kim and Hwa Jin Cho and Dong Kyun Han and Yoo Duk Choi and Eun Seok Yang and Young Kuk Cho and Jae Sook Ma},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
  year={2012}
}
Plastic bronchitis is an uncommon disorder characterized by the formation of bronchial casts. It is associated with congenital heart disease or pulmonary disease. In children with underlying conditions such as allergy or asthma, influenza can cause severe plastic bronchitis resulting in respiratory failure. A review of the literature showed nine cases of plastic bronchitis with H1N1 including this case. We report a case of a child with recurrent plastic bronchitis with eosinophilic cast… CONTINUE READING
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