COVID-19 pneumonia in kyphoscoliosis: The success stories

https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2021.1844

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has led to millions of deaths worldwide. Old age, immunocompromised state and multiple comorbidities are described as risk factors. Kyphoscoliosis (KS) is the most common spine abnormality and a risk factor of respiratory failure. Management of pneumonia in a patient with severe kyphoscoliosis is challenging to the intensivist. We report successful management of two patients with severe kyphoscoliosis who developed severe COVID-19 pneumonia.

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2021-09-16
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COVID-19 - Collection of articles on the Coronavirus outbreak
Keywords:
COVID-19, Kyphoscoliosis, Restrictive lung disease
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Mustahsin, Mohd, Sanjay Choubey, Garima Singh, Madhulika Dubey, Sachin Khanduri, Rachit Sharma, and Amit Srivastava. 2021. “COVID-19 Pneumonia in Kyphoscoliosis: The Success Stories”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease, September. https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2021.1844.