Updated: May 23
A 47-year-old male with GBS, on mechanical ventilation, developed respiratory distress and hypoxemia. Chest auscultation revealed decreased breath sounds on the right side. Chest x-ray showed collapsed right lung. Bronchoscopy revealed extensive mucus plugs in the right bronchial tree. The patient's condition improved and the lung expanded after the suction of mucus plugs.
Dr. Sateesh Chandra Alavala MD,DM
Dr. Sushmitha Jakka MD,DM
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