congenital pneumonia


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con·gen·i·tal pneu·mo·ni·a

pneumonia in the newborn, infection being contracted prenatally.
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Table 1: Age distribution of infective and non-infective lesions of the lungs LUNG PATHOLOGY (n=683) 0-1 1-12 1-5 5-15 MONTHS MONTHS YEARS YEARS n=117 n=280 n=155 n=131 INFECTIVE LESIONS n=382 Bronchopneumonia (182) 18 91 46 27 Interstitial Pneumonia (120) 13 81 18 8 TB (19) 1 4 8 6 Lobar pneumonia (19) 0 7 9 3 Congenital pneumonia (5) 5 0 0 0 Empyema (11) 0 5 5 1 Bronchiolitis (18) 0 9 7 2 Fungal infections (2) 0 2 0 0 Lung abscess (6) 0 2 2 2 NON INFECTIVE LESIONS n=303 IPH (124) 31 31 23 39 ARDS (57) 1 25 14 17 Pulmonary Edema (47) 1 15 11 20 Pleural Effusion (6) 0 3 3 0 Atelectasis (13) 6 2 4 1 Congestion (11) 0 2 4 5 Leukemic Infiltration (4) 0 1 2 1 Hyaline membrane Disease (20) 20 0 0 0 Meconium Aspiration (17) 17 0 0 0 Pulmonary Hypoplasia (4) 4 0 0 0 Table 2 SI.
Specific infections of the perinatal period (less than one case out of twenty) and congenital pneumonia (one case out of almost sixty) presented some variation but didn't change in this period.
She had congenital pneumonia and a hole in the heart and they actually said they were pretty sure it was Down's Syndrome.

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