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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 482-492
Decoding the neonatal chest radiograph: An insight into neonatal respiratory distress


1 Department of Radiology, Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Aga Hall, Nesbit Road, Mazagaon, India
2 Department of Radiology, TNMC and BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai Central, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Tanvi Modi
A.701, Sorrento, Besant Road, Santacruz.West, Mumbai - 400 054, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/ijri.IJRI_281_20

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Respiratory distress is one of the leading causes of neonatal morbidity and mortality. Factors such as gestational age at birth, pulmonary maturity, and congenital factors are peculiar to this demographic. Clinical evaluation accompanied by chest radiography is the standard protocol for evaluating the underlying causative factors. Knowledge of the radiographic appearances of various pathologies and associations with certain congenital factors is quintessential for radiologists and primary neonatal care providers to steer the management in the right direction.


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