Meconium aspiration syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Shailaja Muniraj


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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Case information

rID: 49835
Published: 6th Dec 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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