Pablo Echenique, hospitalized for pneumonia with a stable prognosis

Pablo Echenique, hospitalized for pneumonia with a stable prognosis

The spokesman in parliament for United We Can, Pablo Echeniqueit’s found hospitalized since last friday due to pneumonia with a stable prognosis.

Close sources confirm that His evolution has been positive and his fever has dropped in the last hours. The hospital’s medical team considers that treatment must be continued to confirm remission and cure of the disease.

What disease does Pablo Echenique suffer from?

Pablo Echenique suffers from spinal muscular atrophy, a hereditary and degenerative disease. According to MedlinePlus, spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a group of genetic diseases that damages and kills motor neurons. Motor neurons are a type of nerve cell in the spinal cord and lower part of the brain. They control the movement of the arms, legs, face, chest, throat, and tongue.

As motor neurons die, muscles begin to weaken and atrophy (was down). Muscle damage worsens over time and can affect speech, walking, swallowing, and breathing.

symptoms of pneumonia

The symptoms of pneumonia are usually variables without this being related to the type of germ that causes the infection. The most normal thing is to experiment tos with purulent or rusty expectoration, sometimes with blood, chest pain y fever with chills.

There are also pneumonias known as atypical, who develop symptoms in more disparate ways: light fever, muscle and joint pain, tiredness and headache, among others. Some patients develop including digestive symptoms such as pain, nausea or diarrhea, albeit mildly.


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