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A full term infant (born 6 days ago) desats to 87 or less only during deep sleep. what could be the issue.

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Several conditions: A virtual consultation may be useful in reviewing records and findings. The baby should remain hospitalized. An oxygen saturation study performed at night, day, while sleeping and feeding may provide additional information. Several causes which include cardio-pulmonary, neurologic, metabolic conditions.

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