Successful use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe interstitial lung disease in a child with dermatomyositis

@article{Zulian2007SuccessfulUO,
  title={Successful use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe interstitial lung disease in a child with dermatomyositis},
  author={F Zulian and Maria Martha Martinez Toledo and Angela Amigoni and Giorgia Martini and Caterina Agosto and Andrea Pettenazzo},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={33},
  pages={1663-1666}
}
Juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) is a multisystemic disease of children that affects primarily muscle and skin. The prevalence of pulmonary involvement is not well known but seems to be rarer than in adult patients with dermatomyositis/polymyositis (DM/PM) [1–3]. A wide spectrum of clinical presentations have been described, ranging from asymptomatic patients… CONTINUE READING