Items tagged “pda”
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Large ductus diverticulum or ductus arteriosus aneurysm
Diagnosis almost certain
Published 08 Oct 2015
Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn
The most common cause of pulmonary hypertension in newborns is persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN). It occurs in term or late preterms infants, where the fetal shunts persist after birth and fail to close. It falls under group 1.5 of the Dana Point classification system of pu...