Dr Micheni Muthuuri - Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

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Non-Pulmonary Causes of Acute Respiratory Distress In Neonates: 2 Case Reports

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) and oesophageal atresia with tracheo-oesophageal fistula (TOF) is known to cause respiratory distress in neonates. Both conditions are uncommon and have an incidence of about 1 out of 4,000 live births. Differential diagnoses include pneumonia and/or meconeum aspiration.

We present two cases that were managed in our health facilities in Mombasa, Kenya.

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About Dr J. M. Muthuuri

Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon.

Dr J M Muthuuri is a registered board surgeon who has undergone training in various countries (UK, Israel and South Africa). He has 28 years of experience as a doctor, 10 years of Orthpaedic Trauma. He is based at The Mombasa Hospital.

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