Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension

  • Etiology: can be primary if baby fails to convert to adult circulation, meconium aspiration syndrome -> hypoxia -> persistent pulmonary hypertension
  • Imaging: cardiomegaly, decreased pulmonary blood flow

Cases of Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension

CXR of persistent pulmonary hypertension
CXR AP shows cardiomegaly and increased pulmonary blood flow.