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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 62-64

An interesting case of life-threatening COVID-19 pneumonia


Department of Respiratory Medicine Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Sudha Kansal
Department of Respiratory Medicine Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/am.am_87_20

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COVID-19 pneumonia requires intensive care unit admission in approximately 5% of patients. The treatment options are all experimental. We report a case of life-threatening COVID-19 pneumonia with cytokine release syndrome who had successful outcome with tocilizumab.


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