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Apnea, hypoventilation and pulmonary hypertension: Pathology review
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Pleural effusion, pneumothorax, hemothorax and atelectasis: Pathology review
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Respiratory distress syndrome: Pathology review
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pulmonary hypoplasia and p. 684
Potter sequence p. 602
Pulmonary hypoplasia is a congenital condition in which the lungs are underdeveloped, resulting in an abnormally low number or size of bronchopulmonary segments or alveoli and a reduced lung capacity. Symptoms of pulmonary hypoplasia include shortness of breath, rapid breathing, and difficulty feeding. Treatment for pulmonary hypoplasia involves providing supplemental oxygen or using a mechanical ventilator to help the baby breathe. In severe cases, a lung transplant may be necessary.
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