New interpretation and management of dry lung syndrome: a case report.

@article{Sakai1994NewIA,
  title={New interpretation and management of dry lung syndrome: a case report.},
  author={Tetsuo Sakai and Yutaka Igarashi and Setsuya Aiba and Yasushi Kuba and A Asanuma},
  journal={Acta paediatrica Japonica : Overseas edition},
  year={1994},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={510-4}
}
A premature female infant with life-threatening respiratory distress which was diagnosed as 'dry lung syndrome' is reported. The mother had 4 weeks of large volume leakage of the amniotic fluid due to premature rupture of the fetal membranes (PROM) at 23 weeks' gestation. The infant was born after 27 weeks' gestation (birthweight, 1016 g) and was suffering severe respiratory distress. Although a chest radiogram and gastric juice microbubble test did not improve the possibility of respiratory… CONTINUE READING