Lung Shadow in Neonate: An Unusual and Treatable Cause of Cy
Abstract
Persistance of lung shadow is usually disgnosed and treated as congenital pneumonia. Sometimes clinical status cannot be co-related by the disease. We came across a similar situation where a neonate presented with lung shadow and mild cyanosis since birth due to an uncommon cause and diagnosed as pulmonary arteriovenous malformation. He was treated by percutaneous closure of arteriovenous malformtation.

Case Report
A 13 days old baby, 2nd of twins, Full term small for gestational age, weighing 1.5 kg, having history of poor feeding since day 5 of life, was referred to us with supected congenital heart disease. Baby had mild cyanosis (SpO2 in room air = 84%) with systemic examination findings being unremarkable. Chest radiograph showed rounded opacity in right lower lung field (Figure 1). Echocardiography done with Phillips iE-33 with broad band transducer at our centre revealed small muscular ventricular septal defect (VSD), small patend ductus arteriosus (PDA) with left to right shunt....

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