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Figure 7.56. The same infant, in addition to the thromboses, had embolization from the same site which resulted in discoloration and impaired circulation of the right lower extremity. This improved.

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Figure 7.57. Radiograph of the chest of an infant admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit. Note the excessive neonatal equipment interfering with evaluation of the status of any cardiorespiratory pathology. When doing radiographic evaluation it is extremely important that an attempt be made to clear all the excess tubes and leads to obtain as clear a field as possible.

Figure 7.56. The same infant, in addition to the thromboses, had embolization from the same site which resulted in discoloration and impaired circulation of the right lower extremity. This improved.

Figure 7.57. Radiograph of the chest of an infant admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit. Note the excessive neonatal equipment interfering with evaluation of the status of any cardiorespiratory pathology. When doing radiographic evaluation it is extremely important that an attempt be made to clear all the excess tubes and leads to obtain as clear a field as possible.

Figure 7.58. Radiograph of the chest of an infant with a translucent circular mediasti-nal shadow. If the radiograph is taken through the top of the incubator, it may give artifactual shadows such as this one caused by the hole in an Isoletteā„¢ .

Figure 7.59. Radiograph of chest and abdomen showing artifactual shadows from placement of the infant on an air mattress. It is important to be aware of these possible artifacts when reviewing radiographic films.

Figure 7.60. An infant with respiratory distress developed acute deterioration. It was noted that there was poor movement of air into die lungs. On removing the nasotracheal tube a blood clot was found to be obstructing the tube. With replacement of the tube diere was rapid improvement.

Figure 7.58. Radiograph of the chest of an infant with a translucent circular mediasti-nal shadow. If the radiograph is taken through the top of the incubator, it may give artifactual shadows such as this one caused by the hole in an Isoletteā„¢ .

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