Volume 2005, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426


Pulmonary pneumatocele is an unusual complication of bacteria Pneumonia in the neonatal period. They usually develop during the recovery phase, and generally resolve spontaneously within seeks to months [1], We present a premature newborn that developed a large pneumatocele secondary to staphylococcus aureus pneumonia that was treated successfully with a test tube inserted into the pneumatocele. This resulted in complete resolution of the pneumatocele in four days.


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  • Article Type: Case Report
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