Respiratory Distress Syndrome Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jan 16, 2015
  • Author: Arun K Pramanik, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Ted Rosenkrantz, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of respiratory distress syndrome include the following:

  • Metabolic problems
  • Hematologic problems
  • Pulmonary air leaks
  • Congenital anomalies of the lungs

Differential Diagnoses