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

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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… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00134-007-0763-3

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@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 G. Martini and Caterina Agosto and Andrea Pettenazzo}, journal={Intensive Care Medicine}, year={2007}, volume={33}, pages={1663-1666} }