DAD

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DAD

(1) (Database Action Diagram) Documentation that describes the processing performed on data in a database.

(2) (Digital Audio Disc) See CD.

DAD

On drawings, abbr. for double-acting door.
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Nonhomogeneous Immunostaining of hyaline membranes in different manifestations of diffuse alveolar damage.
Diffuse alveolar damage is currently associated with 51 different drugs on the pneumotox website.
The biopsy usually shows acute or organizing diffuse alveolar damage (DAD).
2% of the cases), Alexandre de Matos et al in 2008 (Intra alveolar edema, pulmonary congestion and diffuse alveolar damage in 77.
Poor prognostic indicators are diffuse alveolar damage on histological examination, pre-existing interstitial lung disease and ground glass shadowing on high resolution computerized tomography [14].
5,6] However, patchy necrotizing bronchopneumonia, pulmonary thrombo-emboli, bronchitis associated with diffuse alveolar damage should rise suspicious of Novel H1N1 infection.
4,18) There have also been histological reports of cryptogenic organising pneumonia, granulomatous inflammation and diffuse alveolar damage.
Postmortem lung findings included acute bronchopneumonia changes superimposed on diffuse alveolar damage with interstitial chronic inflammation and fibrosis.
With the focus still being on the practical side of interpreting non-neoplastic lung biopsy specimens by the general surgical pathologist, this covers general handling and interpretation of lung biopsies, acute lung injury patterns, including diffuse alveolar damage and bronchiolitis obliterans-organizing pneumonia, idiopathic interstitial pneumonia, drug-induced lung disease, systematic diseases involving the lung, pulmonary vasculitis, primary lymphoid lung lesions, unusual pneumonias, granulomatous infections, lung involvement in AIDS, pulmonary hypertension and other vascular disorders, pediatric disorders, specific and nonspecific diseases of uncertain etiology, nonspecific inflammatory and destructive diseases and transbronchial lung biopsy.
Previous studies suggest that apoptosis plays a role in the pathogenesis of a diverse group of fibrosing lung diseases, including diffuse alveolar damage, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (Kuwano et al.
The first patient died of diffuse alveolar damage with acute bronchopneumonia, edema, and pulmonary hemorrhages.