An infant with respiratory distress

Irfan Ali, Muhammad Waseem, Gerrad Augustine, Aparna Kulkarni

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Infants with previously undiagnosed cardiac conditions may present to the emergency department with nonspecific signs and respiratory symptoms. These patients may be erroneously diagnosed as having bronchiolitis. We report a 2-month-old female infant who presented with respiratory distress and showed no improvement with nebulized albuterol treatment. This infant was found to have anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)624-626
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Emergency Care
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Respiratory distress


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