MCQ – 89076


A 22-year-old woman delivers a baby at 29 weeks of gestation. Shortly after birth, the neonate becomes short of breath. The neonate is placed on a ventilator, but dies of respiratory insufficiency. The brain at autopsy is shown. Which of the following mechanisms of disease best explains this complication of respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) of the neonate?

A. Anoxic injury


Birth trauma

C. Chronic passive congestion


Hemolytic anemia

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