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July 1973

Pneumonia and Massive Pleural Effusion Associated With Adenovirus Type 7

Am J Dis Child. 1973;126(1):92-94. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1973.02110190080017

An 18-month-old child recovered from an overwhelming infection involving severe pneumonia, massive pleural effusion, lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, and meningoencephalitis. Adenovirus type 7 was isolated from the pleural fluid. Follow-up studies revealed bronchiectasis and seizures.