Non-immune hydrops fetalis complicating bronchopulmonary sequestration: A case report

Authors

  • Jui Mandke Surya Hospitals, Mumbai, India
  • Dr. Vandana Bansal Surya Hospitals, Mumbai, India
  • Dr. Pradeep Shenoy Surya Hospitals, Mumbai, India
  • Dr. Haribalakrishna Balasubramanian Surya Hospitals, Mumbai, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47338/jns.v10.556

Keywords:

Bronchopulmonary, Extralobar, Sequestration, Hydrops, Thoracocentesis

Abstract

Background: Non-immune hydrops (NIH) associated with bronchopulmonary sequestration (BPS) is quite rare with a 95% risk of intrauterine fetal death, without a fetal intervention.

Case Presentation: We describe a case of an antenatally diagnosed extralobar BPS with severe NIH, who underwent fetal thoracentesis, but had worsening of NIH requiring an emergency cesarean section. Postnatally, the baby required skillful intensive care management and timely surgical management in the form of a sequestrectomy.

Conclusion: We report the smallest neonate with antenatally diagnosed NIH complicating BPS treated successfully by early neonatal surgery.

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Author Biographies

Jui Mandke, Surya Hospitals, Mumbai, India

Department of Pediatric Surgery, 

Dr. Vandana Bansal, Surya Hospitals, Mumbai, India

Consultant Obstetrician and Perinatologist

Department of Fetal Medicine

 

Dr. Pradeep Shenoy, Surya Hospitals, Mumbai, India

Consultant Pediatric Surgeon

Department of Pediatric Surgery

 

Dr. Haribalakrishna Balasubramanian, Surya Hospitals, Mumbai, India

Consultant Neonatologist

Department of Neonatology

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Published

2021-01-10

How to Cite

1.
Mandke J, Bansal V, Shenoy P, Balasubramanian H. Non-immune hydrops fetalis complicating bronchopulmonary sequestration: A case report. J Neonatal Surg [Internet]. 2021Jan.10 [cited 2021Jan.21];10:5. Available from: https://www.jneonatalsurg.com/ojs/index.php/jns/article/view/556