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Congenital cytomegalovirus infection-related diaphragmatic dysfunction: Acase study

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

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Yasmin A Gad,
Department of Neonatology, Zulekha Hospital, Sharjah
United Arab Emirates
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DOI: 10.4103/2227-2437.239178

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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