Transient tachypnea of the newborn ( TTNB )
- Wet Lungs - full of fluid.
- Resolves in 48-72 hrs
Risk Factors :
- LSCS - as the lungs are not squeezed.
- Precipitous labor.
- Delayed cord clamping.
- Excessive milking of cord.
- Maternal sedation.
Clinical Features :
- Tachypnoea - resolves in 48-72 hrs.
X-Ray : Prominent horizontal fissure (Most specific and earliest sign)