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Disease Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

Name Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
Synonyms Aspiration, Meconium | Aspiration Syndrome, Meconium | Meconium Aspiration | Meconium Inhalation | Syndrome, Meconium Aspiration
Definition A condition caused by inhalation of MECONIUM into the LUNG of FETUS or NEWBORN, usually due to vigorous respiratory movements during difficult PARTURITION or respiratory system abnormalities. Meconium aspirate may block small airways leading to difficulties in PULMONARY GAS EXCHANGE and ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA.
Categories Fetal disease | Infant-newborn disease | Pregnancy complication | Respiratory tract disease
MeSH® ID D008471
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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 Meconium Aspiration Syndrome 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 Meconium Aspiration Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesFemale Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pregnancy Complications Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fetal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Meconium Aspiration Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
4. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fetal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Meconium Aspiration Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
5. 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 Meconium Aspiration Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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