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A rare cause of respiratory distress
  1. Department of Neonatology, British Columbia Children's Hospital, Vancouver, Canada

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Editor—We would like to describe a case of respiratory distress associated with haemodynamic compromise. This is a common clinical scenario, and the underlying cause is usually evident. Occasionally the cause is rare, and we report a case of respiratory distress caused by bilateral adrenal agenesis.

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