Pulmonary surfactant dysfunction in neonatal foals: Pathogenesis and clinical findings
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Pulmonary surfactant dysfunction in neonatal foals has a complex pathogenesis but is generally associated with lung immaturity. Neonatal foals with surfactant dysfunction often present with signs of respiratory distress; however, other causes of respiratory distress must be ruled out. Early identification of the disease and evaluation of arterial blood gas are critical for successful treatment.
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Costa, L., Eades, S. C., Goad, M. E., & Paradis, M. R.