Severe pneumonia leading to death in an achondroplasic infant: a rare case report

Mankiran K. Matharoo, Gursharn S. Narang


This report concerns a 9-month-old male with achondroplasia presenting with severe respiratory distress having history of frequent respiratory infections, developmental delay and failure to thrive. Child had septicemia and ended up in multiorgan failure, ultimately leading to death due to cardiopulmonary arrest.


Achondroplasia, Mortality, Multiorgan failure, Severe pneumonia

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