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Which of the following is the most likely cause of these findings? A male newborn delivered at 34 weeks gestation by an uncomplicated spontaneous vaginal delivery develops respiratory distress 30 minutes later. His respirations are 40/min. Physical examination shows cyanosis and lower rib retractions with respiration. Chest x-rays show fine densities with a reticulogranular appearance bilaterally.



A. Erythroblastosis fetalis
B. Extralobar sequestration
C. Intracranial hemorrhage
D. Pulmonary surfactant deficiency
E. Situs inversus

This question is part of NBME 13 Section 2 (50 questions)
Asked by Chachelly, Last updated: Feb 16, 2020

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Answered Jul 25, 2018

Pulmonary surfactant deficiency
 

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