Pediatrics

Hypotonia and Lethargy in a Two-Day-Old Male Infant

A 2-day old term male infant was found to be hypotonic and minimally reactive during routine nursing care in the newborn nursery. At 40 hours of life, he was hypoglycemic and had intermittent desaturations to 70%. His mother had an unremarkable pregnancy and spontaneous vaginal delivery. The mother’s prenatal serology results were negative for infectious risk factors. Apgar scores were 9 at 1 and 5 minutes of life. On day 1 of life, he fed, stooled, and voided well. Our expert panel discusses the differential diagnosis of hypotonia in a neonate, offers diagnostic and management recommendations, and discusses the final diagnosis.

Source link




Related posts

Safety Comparison of Two Enterovirus 71 (EV71) Inactivated Vaccines in Yiwu, China

Newsemia

Sarcosine for Schizophrenia; Abilify Lawsuit; Rural America Suffering

Newsemia

Can Daily Salt Intake Have an Effect on Enuresis Treatment?

Newsemia

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy