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Retrocardiac Lucency in Neonates: Air Trapped in the Pulmonary Ligament

Authors
  • Collignon, Antoine1
  • Dumitriu, Dana1
  • 1 Cliniques universitaires Saint Luc, BE
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the Belgian Society of Radiology
Publisher
Ubiquity Press
Publication Date
Jan 29, 2021
Volume
105
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.5334/jbsr.2338
PMID: 33569537
PMCID: PMC7845467
Source
PubMed Central
Keywords
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Abstract

Air trapped in neonates’ pulmonary ligament is often the consequence of positive pressure ventilation and its typical radiographic appearance must be recognized in order to prevent the use of aggravating factors. TEACHING POINT: Air trapped in neonates’ pulmonary ligament is often the consequence of positive pressure ventilation; its typical waterdrop appearance must be recognized on radiographs to prevent unnecessary additional measures.

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