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Pneumopericardium in a term infant on nasal continuous positive airway pressure
  1. Dursun Türkbay
  1. Zekai Tahir Burak Hastanesi, Ankara, 06230, Turkey;
  1. Correspondence to:
    D Türkbay
    Zekai Tahir Burak Hastanesi, Ankara, 06230, Turkey; dursun_turkbay{at}

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We report neonatal pneumopericardium in a term infant with gestational age of 39 weeks. The pneumopericardium developed during the second day of postnatal age. There was no evidence of other forms of air-leak. The infant was treated with nasal CPAP delivered for respiratory …

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