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Koarktacja aorty u niemowlęcia z infekcją układu oddechowego wywołaną przez RSV

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Aortic coarctation in an infant with RSV infection
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The paper presents a case of an infant with aortic coarctation, which was accidentally detected during respiratory infection. The child, who showed no symptoms either during the neonatal period or during the first six months of life, suddenly developed severe heart failure initially manifesting as a respiratory infection. Preliminary diagnosis was based on a chest radiograph. Chest radiography has been underestimated and even avoided in the diagnosis of respiratory conditions in recent years, particularly in the youngest children.
W niniejszej pracy opisano przypadek niemowlęcia z koarktacją aorty, którą wykryto przypadkowo w czasie infekcji dróg oddechowych. U dziecka, które nie miało dolegliwości w okresie noworodkowym ani w pierwszym półroczu życia, nagle rozwinęła się ciężka niewydolność serca, której objawy w początkowym okresie sugerowały infekcję dróg oddechowych. Wstępne rozpoznanie ustalono na podstawie wykonanego badania radiologicznego klatki piersiowej. Badanie to w ostatnich latach jest niedoceniane, a nawet pomijane w czasie diagnostyki dolegliwości ze strony układu oddechowego, zwłaszcza u najmłodszych dzieci.

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