Severe meconium aspiration syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Difficult labor and delivery. Meconium stained liquor.

Patient Data

Age: Neonate (day 1)
Gender: Male

There are bilateral course interstitial markings and widespread alveolar opacification. The NG tube is only at the GEJ and should be advanced further.

Case Discussion

Features of severe meconium aspiration. The history of meconium at delivery confirms the diagnosis, but the imaging findings are classical.

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Case information

rID: 23967
Published: 21st Jul 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: neonate
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included