It is an acute respiratory illness of young children resulting from inflammation of small airways and characterized by wheezing. Respiratory cynstial virus is the principle agent.
Rhinorrhea,sneezing,cough,low grade fever, followed in several days by rapid breathing and wheezing.
Dyspnea,cyanosis,poor air entry bilateraly,bilateral rhonchi.
2. clinical finding.
3. chest x-ray(see hyper inflated chest with any patch could appear).
4. respiratory cynstial virus may be identified on nasopharyngeal secretion by culture or antigen assay.
Treatment: depend on severity of illness.
1. Adequate oral or parenteral fluid.
3. Humidified oxygen.