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]
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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Respiratory distress syndrome is known to be associated with the hyaline membrane.
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is an inflammatory condition characterized by pulmonary edema, hypoxia, and massive influx of inflammatory cells as per the American Thoracic Society (ATS) guidelines.
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Data and literature regarding treatment for BPF in patients in the critical care unit with acute respiratory distress syndrome are limited.

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