Acta Scientific Paediatrics (ISSN: 2581-883X)

Editorial Volume 3 Issue 12

Pleural Effusion in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Heba Azmi Makki*

Consultant Pediatrician, Palestinian Board of Pediatrics, Al-Nasr Pediatric Hospital, Palestine

*Corresponding Author: Heba Azmi Makki, Consultant Pediatrician, Palestinian Board of Pediatrics, Al-Nasr Pediatric Hospital, Palestine.

Received: October 24, 2020; Published: October 30, 2020


  The causes of pleural effusion in the neonate have a different distribution compared with those in infancy and childhood. Pleural effusions are rare in the neonate and may be associated with several clinical conditions. It can cause significant respiratory morbidity. Thus, pleural effusion in the neonate requires early diagnosis and management.



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Citation: Heba Azmi Makki. “Pleural Effusion in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit". Acta Scientific Paediatrics 3.12 (2020): 01-02.


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