Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2021  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 30-

Successful treatment of plasmapheresis followed by interferon beta-1a in a child with severe COVID-19


Rana Saleh1, Hamid Rahimi1, Amin Dehghan2, Atefeh Sadeghizadeh3, Alaleh Gheisari4, Shima Saeidi1, Zahra Pourmoghaddas1 
1 Department of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
2 Student Research Committee, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
3 Department of Pediatric Intensive Care, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
4 Department of Pediatric Nephrology Disease, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Zahra Pourmoghaddas
Department of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan
Iran

COVID-19 outbreak has become a global health concern due to challenges in treatment and high mortality rate; therefore, its therapeutic approaches play an important role in reducing the mortality rate and resolving this concern. Different therapies have been introduced, including interferon beta-1a and purification methods, for instance, plasmapheresis. In this article, we reported a child with severe COVID-19 who fully recovered after receiving plasmapheresis and interferon beta-1a.


How to cite this article:
Saleh R, Rahimi H, Dehghan A, Sadeghizadeh A, Gheisari A, Saeidi S, Pourmoghaddas Z. Successful treatment of plasmapheresis followed by interferon beta-1a in a child with severe COVID-19.J Res Med Sci 2021;26:30-30


How to cite this URL:
Saleh R, Rahimi H, Dehghan A, Sadeghizadeh A, Gheisari A, Saeidi S, Pourmoghaddas Z. Successful treatment of plasmapheresis followed by interferon beta-1a in a child with severe COVID-19. J Res Med Sci [serial online] 2021 [cited 2022 Jan 17 ];26:30-30
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