hyaline membrane disease


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hyaline membrane disease:

see infant respiratory distress syndromeinfant respiratory distress syndrome
(IRDS) or hyaline membrane disease
, respiratory distress syndrome of newborns, most common in infants born prematurely or by cesarean section or having a diabetic mother.
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hyaline membrane disease

[′hī·ə·lən ′mem‚brān di‚zēz]
(medicine)
A disease occurring during the first few days of neonatal life, characterized by respiratory distress due to formation of a hyalinelike membrane within the alveoli.
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Hyaline membrane disease is confirmed by listening to the infant's lungs with a stethoscope, by analyzing blood gases and by examining x-ray images of the chest.
Hyaline membrane disease was the second commonest cause of RD (25%) and it was found in preterm babies.
Respiratory distress syndrome is differentiated from hyaline membrane disease by affecting both lungs symmetrically on radiographs
Apneic spells, hyaline membrane disease, short gestational period and exchange transfusions were significantly associated with increased risk of ROP.
Babies Grunting with Chest X-ray Suggestive of Hyaline Membrane disease are taken.
Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), or hyaline membrane disease (HMD), has been recognized as the most common complication of prematurity, with more than half of those with a birth weight of between 501grams and 1500 grams showing signs of RDS.
As a contrast to earlier studies the incidence of Hyaline membrane disease (HMD) is reduced, probably secondary to surfactant therapy and positive pressure ventilation.
Pulmonary interstitial emphysema with gas embolism in hyaline membrane disease.
37% cause of neonatal death was birth asphyxia, and 15% as hyaline membrane disease.