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COVID-19 Pneumonia and Tocilizumab use: Case Report

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  • Ursula Cáceres Bernaola Hospital Central de la Fuerza Aérea del Perú
  • Claudia Becerra Núñez Hospital Central de la Fuerza Aerea del Peru https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6799-6100
  • Sabina Mendívil-Tuchía de Tai Hospital Central de la Fuerza Aérea del Perú
  • Jorge Ravelo-Hernández Hospital Central de la Fuerza Aérea del Perú

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1590/SciELOPreprints.275

Keywords:

COVID-19, tocilizumab, interleukin 6 antagonists and inhibitors

Abstract

We present the case of an adult patient with COVID-19 pneumonia with rapid clinical-radiological progression, in whom the compassionate use of interleukin receptor blocker 6 (Tocilizumab) was used for the management of his disease.

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Posted

2020-05-03

Section

Health Sciences