Paediatric- Transient Tachypnea of Newborn (TTN)

Paediatric- Transient Tachypnea of Newborn (TTN)Created OnMay 6, 2020Last Updated OnMay 6, 2020byadmin You are here: Main Radiology Paediatric- Transient Tachypnea of Newborn (TTN) < All Topics Table of Contents One of the commonest causes of neonatal respiratory distress, particularly in term newborns born via caesarian section. Result from delay clearing of amniotic fluid from the lungs. Also known as wet lung disease. Presents as tachypnoea for the first few hours of life ± grunting, improve within several hours. Chest X-Ray Interstitial edema – prominently perihilar Hyperinflation of the lungs Fluid in the fissures Pleural effusions usually small Severe cases may have perihilar alveolar opacities *Some of the image photo is taken from web, we do not own this, it’s for knowledge sharing purpose.

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