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Bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia: Introduction

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia: A rare form of infant lung disease that usually occurs as a complication of ventilator use in premature babies. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is available below.

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Causes of Bronchopulmonary dysplasia

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Bronchopulmonary dysplasia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Bronchopulmonary dysplasia

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Bronchopulmonary dysplasia: Rare Types

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Prevention of Bronchopulmonary dysplasia

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Definitions of Bronchopulmonary dysplasia:

Chronic lung disease of infants, possibly related to oxygen toxicity or barotrauma, characterized by bronchiolar metaplasia and interstitial fibrosis. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Bronchopulmonary dysplasia, or a subtype of Bronchopulmonary dysplasia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Bronchopulmonary dysplasia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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