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Incidental finding in a newborn with respiratory distress

Natália Noronha, Pedro Pires Epifânio, Patrícia Vaz Silva, António Pires, António Marinho, Eduardo Castela

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AI4001

A full-term 1-day-old male newborn was admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit due to respiratory distress and cyanosis. The sepsis screen was negative and he was diagnosed as transient tachypnea of the newborn. He required supplemental oxygen for the following days and the sepsis screen was repeated and was negative. He remained in respiratory distress, particularly during feeding, and was referred to a pediatric cardiologist. On transthoracic echocardiography, the heart appeared to be structurally and functionally normal. However the […]