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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 80-82

Congenital cytomegalovirus infection-related diaphragmatic dysfunction: Acase study


Department of Neonatology, Zulekha Hospital, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Correspondence Address:
Yasmin A Gad
Department of Neonatology, Zulekha Hospital, Sharjah
United Arab Emirates
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/HMJ.HMJ_38_18

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Congenital cytomegalovirus(CMV) infection is a common disorder that can lead to multiple developmental sequelae. This case study reports a newborn with respiratory distress syndrome(RDS) associated with diaphragmatic dysfunction due to congenital CMV infection. In newborns with unexplained RDS, CMV infection-related diaphragmatic dysfunction is a potential underlying pathological mechanism.


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