Meconium aspiration syndrome

Case contributed by Shailaja Muniraj
Diagnosis almost certain


Post term newborn in respiratory distress. Meconium stained amniotic fluid.

Patient Data

Age: 1 day
Gender: Male

The bilateral lung fields are hyperinflated with non symmetrical air space opacities, suggestive of meconium aspiration.

Case Discussion

This is a case of meconium aspiration syndrome.

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