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Disease Acute Lung Injury

Name Acute Lung Injury
Synonyms Acute Lung Injuries | Lung Injuries, Acute | Lung Injury, Acute
Definition A condition of lung damage that is characterized by bilateral pulmonary infiltrates (PULMONARY EDEMA) rich in NEUTROPHILS, and in the absence of clinical HEART FAILURE. This can represent a spectrum of pulmonary lesions, endothelial and epithelial, due to numerous factors (physical, chemical, or biological).
Categories Respiratory tract disease
MeSH® ID D055371

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