A SIX-MONTH INFANT WITH PULMONARY HYPOPLASIA: CASE REPORT

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ELENA GEORGIEVA

Abstract

Congenital abnormalities are  relatively rare  in general pathology. Despite this they can be an underlying cause of serious disease of any organ or system in human body. The proportion of those affecting the lung is between 5% and 18.7%. Their clinical manifestation depends on both the severity of the malformation changes and a lot of additional factors. Severe respiratory distress shortly after birth or asymptomatic course to adulthood could be among them.

Keywords:
Congenital malformations, malformations of the lung, pulmonary hypoplasia, pulmonary diseases in early childhood

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GEORGIEVA, E. (2019). A SIX-MONTH INFANT WITH PULMONARY HYPOPLASIA: CASE REPORT. Journal of Case Reports in Medical Science, 5(1), 5-10. Retrieved from http://www.ikprress.org/index.php/JOCRIMS/article/view/4701
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Case Report