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Transient tachypnea of the newborn

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Diagnosis almost certain

Presentation

Respiratory distress

Patient Data

Age: Neonate

Chest

x-ray

Bilateral opacification of both lungs with thickened interstitium.

Case Discussion

Transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN) is due to retained fetal lung fluid. It is a benign self-limiting condition.

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