Pediatrics & Therapeutics

Pediatrics & Therapeutics
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0665

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Boshra Nasser

Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Baruch Padeh Poriya Medical Center, Bar-Ilan University, Galilee, Israel

  • Case Report   
    Congenital Portosystemic Shunts in Neonate: A Case Report
    Author(s): Boshra Nasser, Michael Jerdev, Haia Nasser and Wael Nasser*

    A healthy newborn baby girl was born with caesarean section due to fetal bradycardia around the time of delivery and aspiration of meconium and amniotic fluid into the lungs was detected and tracheal suction was used to clear the airways of meconium in addition supplemental oxygen was needed. The portosystemic shunt problem was detected and congenital portosystemic venous shunts are rare vascular anomalies that occurred to be a secondary abnormal development or involution of fetal vasculature. At week 36 the mother underwent amniocentesis which was normal. After birth the neonate transferred to the nursery to be under observation due to events of hypoglycemia and hyperbilirubinemia. Normal ammonia and normal coagulation functions was detected. Radiological finding were postpartum ultrasound of the liver and bile ducts of upper abdomen showed evidence of liver and .. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/ 2161-0665.22.12.439

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