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Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)

Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed

radiograph 1
Supine radiograph on day one of life of a newborn with Hyaline Membrane Disease.

radiograph 2
Supine radiograph on day seven of life in the same patient. The lungs are clearing of parenchymal disease.

radiograph 3
Supine radiograph on day eight of life in the same patient shows the heart enlarging and the pulmonary vasculature becoming very prominent as the ductus opens.

radiograph 4
Supine radiograph on day eleven of life in the same patient with the ductus still open showing pulmonary edema.

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