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Congenital cytomegalovirus infection-related diaphragmatic dysfunction: a case study

Yasmin Ahmed Gad, Mohamed Nabeel Khalaf, Narayanaro Krishnamurthy Sujay
Published in : HAMDAN MEDICAL JOURNAL ; Future Issues
DOI : 10.7707/hmj.756

Abstract


Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is a common disorder that can lead to multiple developmental sequelae. This case study reports a newborn with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) associated with diaphragmatic dysfunction due to congenital CMV infection. In newborns with unexplained RDS, CMV infection-related diaphragmatic dysfunction is a potential underlying pathological mechanism.

 


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