Diaphragm dysfunction with congenital cytomegalovirus infection

K. Izumi, I. Hokuto, S. Yamaguchi, A. Uezono, K. Ikeda, L. Rice, S. E. McCandless, D. I. Craven

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Congenital cytomegalovirus infection can cause a wide variety of symptoms. We report three infants with congenital cytomegalovirus infection presenting with respiratory insufficiency associated with persistent diaphragmatic dysfunction. Congenital cytomegalovirus infection should be considered in the differential diagnosis of neonatal diaphragmatic dysfunction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)691-694
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Perinatology
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Oct
Externally publishedYes


  • diaphragm eventration
  • diaphragm hypoplasia
  • respiratory distress

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology


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