Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
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Hyaline Membrane Disease - usually has a uniform distribution of pulmonary opacities, never has pleural effusions, has a decreased lung volume.
Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn - usually has non homogeneous pulmonary opacities, a normal lung volume and may have pleural fluid.
Group B strep pneumonia - usually has non homogeneous pulmonary opacities, may have pleural fluid, lung volume is usually normal.
Meconium Aspiration - usually has nodular patchy non homogeneous densities and may have pleural effusions and an increased lung volume.
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