International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 3, March 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Spontaneous Pneumothorax in a Term Neonate – A case Report
      P Karthikeyan, M Sathyamoorthy, P.Paramanandam, Saravana Bhavan, A Prema, M Poornima
Abstract: Spontaneous pneumothorax is a recognised cause of respiratory distress in the neonatal period. Spontaneous pneumothorax occurring during the neonatal period in a term neonate is rare. We report a case of symptomatic spontaneous pneumothorax associated with congenital heart disease which needed intercostal drainage and mechanical ventilation in our NICU unit.

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P Karthikeyan, M Sathyamoorthy, P.Paramanandam, Saravana Bhavan, A Prema, M Poornima (2018); Spontaneous Pneumothorax in a Term Neonate – A case Report; Int J Sci Res Publ 4(3) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0314.php?rp=P272414
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