Chiari Malformation Type 1 as Cause of Recurrent Pneumonia with Failure to Thrive

  • Soumya Roy Institute Of Child Health, Kolkata
  • Subroto Chakrabartty Institute Of Child Health, Kolkata
Keywords: Recurrent, Pneumonia, Failure to thrive, Chiari 1 malformation

Abstract

Diagnosing the cause of recurrent pneumonia with failure to thrive (FTT) can be difficult. A nine months age presented with recurrent pneumonia and failure to thrive. Investigation for the same led to the diagnosis of Chiari 1 malformation. Screening for latent neurological disorders should be done in such patients.

J Nepal Paediatr Soc 2016;36(3):288-290

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Author Biographies

Soumya Roy, Institute Of Child Health, Kolkata
Junior Resident and Post graduate Trainee in Paediatrics
Subroto Chakrabartty, Institute Of Child Health, Kolkata
Professor, Dept of  Paediatrics
Published
2017-04-16
How to Cite
Roy, S., & Chakrabartty, S. (2017). Chiari Malformation Type 1 as Cause of Recurrent Pneumonia with Failure to Thrive. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 36(3), 288-290. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v36i3.15196
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Case Reports