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Primary congenital pulmonary hypoplasia of a neonate.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22340744     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pulmonary hypoplasia is a rare but usually lethal disease. We report a full-term male neonate who presented with respiratory failure immediately after birth. Chest X-ray revealed a small lung volume despite advanced ventilator support. Respiratory failure persisted and this baby died at 40.5 hours of age. The autopsy showed a lung-to-birth weight ratio of 0.69% and a radial alveoli count of 2.97. All this information confirmed the diagnosis of primary congenital pulmonary hypoplasia.
Authors:
Jui-Sheng Hsu; Yu-Sheng Lee; Chin-Hsuan Lin; Fen-Yau Li; Mei-Jy Jeng; Wen-Jue Soong; Sue-Jen Chen; Ren-Bin Tang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-01-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA     Volume:  75     ISSN:  1728-7731     ISO Abbreviation:  J Chin Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101174817     Medline TA:  J Chin Med Assoc     Country:  China (Republic : 1949- )    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  87-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier B.V.
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.
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