DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20184200

Vascular ring, an uncommon presentation of BRUE in newborns

Sneha Singh Dhruw, Abhishek Saini, Sourabh Singh

Abstract


 Vascular rings are a group of anomalies caused by abnormal embryologic development of the branchial arch system. They can lead to variable degrees of respiratory problems or feeding difficulties by forming a complete or partial ring compressing the trachea, the bronchi, and the oesophagus. Vascular rings not being so common, a missed diagnosis is much more common. Hence a high degree of suspicion along with appropriate imaging study is required to make a diagnosis. This case report describes an uncommon acute presentation of a vascular ring in newborn as a brief resolved unexplained event (BRUE).


Keywords


BRUE, Newborn, Vascular ring

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