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Respiratory System

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A newborn female child, weight 3.5 kg, delivered by uncomplicated delivery, developed respiratory distress immediately after birth. On chest x-ray ground glass appearance was seen. Baby put on mechanical ventilation and was give surfactant but condition of baby deteriorates and increasing hypoxemia was present. A full term female sibling died within a week with the same complaints. ECHO is normal. Usual cultures are negative. Your diagnosis is: (DNB June 2011)



A Total anomalous pulmonary vein connection

B Meconium aspiration syndrome
C Neonatal pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

D Disseminated HSV infection

Ans. C

Neonatal pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

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