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Disease Hyaline Membrane Disease

Name Hyaline Membrane Disease
Synonyms Disease, Hyaline Membrane | Diseases, Hyaline Membrane | Hyaline Membrane Diseases
Definition A respiratory distress syndrome in newborn infants, usually premature infants with insufficient PULMONARY SURFACTANTS. The disease is characterized by the formation of a HYALINE-like membrane lining the terminal respiratory airspaces (PULMONARY ALVEOLI) and subsequent collapse of the lung (PULMONARY ATELECTASIS).
Categories Infant-newborn disease | Respiratory tract disease
MeSH® ID D006819
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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 Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hyaline Membrane Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Respiration Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hyaline Membrane Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. 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 Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hyaline Membrane Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Hyaline Membrane Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Kniest dysplasia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Kniest like dysplasia lethal
  Rambaud Galian syndrome