Neonatal respiratory distress (causes)

Causes of neonatal distress can be broadly split into intrathoracic, extrathoracic and systemic:

  • sepsis
  • profound anaemia
  • hypothermia
  • hypovolaemic shock
  • electrolyte imbalance
  • adrenal insufficiency
  • severe acidosis
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rID: 8375
Section: Gamuts
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    Pulmonary atresia
    Case 1: pulmonary atresia
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    Transient tachypn...
    Case 2: transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN)
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    Case 3: congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation
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    Case 4: meconium aspiration
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    Case 5: congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasia
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