sequela


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sequela

[si′kwel·ə]
(medicine)
The abnormal aftereffects or complications of an illness, infection, or injury.
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In the literature, it has been reported that the rate of developmental sequela increased, as birth weight and GW decreased (17).
27) evaluated preterm infants with a birth weight of <1000 g at the age of 55 months, they found the risk of developmental sequela to be 39% and showed that this was related to the degree of ICB, BPD, PVL and social risks.
Bronchopulmonary displasia is a condition predisposing to neurodevelopmental sequela because of many risk factors including prolonged ventilation, oxygen treatment, hypoxia, apnea, tendency to infection, ICB and side effects of steroids.
The most feared sequela of pulmonary dissemination is malignant transformation, and it should be addressed aggressively.
Neonatal respiratory distress: Sequela of bilateral nasolacrimal duct obstruction.