Diagnostic Imaging of Neonatal Pneumonia

  • David Manson
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Respiratory infections remain a significant and formidable threat to the health and well being of the neonate despite potent antibiotics, increasingly sophisticated laboratory detection methods and technologically advanced neonatal intensive care nurseries. Although the clinical and radiological definitions of pneumonia are variable throughout medical and governmental literature, quoted incidence rates for neonatal pneumonia range between 1.5–5.0 per 1,000 live births (Keyserling 1997; Webber et el 1990).


Chest Radio Neonatal Pneumonia Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Infection Varicella Pneumonia Uenza Virus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Manson
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic ImagingHospital for Sick ChildrenCanada
  2. 2.Pediatric Radiology, Department of Medical ImagingUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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