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Revista Brasileira de Terapia Intensiva

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MOURA, Edmilson Bastos de; MOURA, Érica Leal Teixeira de; AMORIM, Fábio Ferreira  and  OLIVEIRA, Vânia Maria. Mechanical ventilation in Coffin-Lowry syndrome: a case report. Rev. bras. ter. intensiva [online]. 2016, vol.28, n.4, pp.483-487. ISSN 0103-507X.

We describe a 27-year-old patient with Coffin-Lowry syndrome with severe community pneumonia, septic shock and respiratory failure. We summarize both the mechanical ventilatory assistance and the hospitalization period in the intensive care unit.

Keywords : Coffin-Lowry syndrome/diagnosis; Coffin-Lowry syndrome/therapy; Mental retardation, X-linked; Abnormalities, multiple/genetics; Case reports.

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