0 Transient tachypnea of the newborn ( TTNB )

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Transient tachypnea of the newborn ( TTNB )


  • Wet Lungs - full of fluid.
  • Resolves in 48-72 hrs


Risk Factors :

  1. LSCS - as the lungs are not squeezed.
  2. Precipitous labor.
  3. Delayed cord clamping.
  4. Macrosomia.
  5. Excessive milking of cord.
  6. Maternal sedation.


Clinical Features :

  • Tachypnoea - resolves in 48-72 hrs.

X-Ray : Prominent horizontal fissure (Most specific and earliest sign)






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