Causes of Respiratory Distress in the Newborn - Differential ...
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Causes of Respiratory Distress in the Newborn - Differential Diagnosis Algorithm

Premature Newborn

 - Normal CXR:

     • Apnea of Prematurity

     • Sepsis*

     • Intraventricular Hemorrhage*

     • Hypoglycemia*

     • Hypothermia*

     • Narcosis

 - Abnormal CXR:

     • Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS)*

     • Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn (TTNB)

     • Pneumonia

     • Pneumothorax*

     • Congenital Abnormality

Not Premature Newborn

 - Meconium Aspiration:

     • Meconium in Amniotic Fluid

 - Infectious:

     • Sepsis*

     • Pneumonia

 - Non-lnfectious:

     • Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS)*

     • Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn (TTNB)

     • Pneumothorax*

     • Congenital Abnormality



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