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Disease or Condition — Fetal and Newborn Disorders:
congenital pneumonia

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Congenital pneumonia is a type of pneumonia that is present at birth. It is caused by an infection that is acquired in the womb or during delivery. It is a rare condition, but can be serious and even life-threatening if not treated promptly. Symptoms of congenital pneumonia include difficulty breathing, rapid breathing, fever, and coughing. Treatment typically involves antibiotics and supportive care.

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