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Disease Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Name Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Synonym Dysplasia, Bronchopulmonary
Definition A chronic lung disease developed after OXYGEN INHALATION THERAPY or mechanical ventilation (VENTILATION, MECHANICAL) usually occurring in certain premature infants (INFANT, PREMATURE) or newborn infants with respiratory distress syndrome (RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME, NEWBORN). Histologically, it is characterized by the unusual abnormalities of the bronchioles, such as METAPLASIA, decrease in alveolar number, and formation of CYSTS.
Categories Infant-newborn disease | Respiratory tract disease
MeSH® ID D001997

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1. DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Injury Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Infant, Newborn, Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Infant, Premature, Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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