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Bronchopulmonary dysplasia in Wikipedia

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This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Bronchopulmonary dysplasia". (Source - Retrieved 2006-09-07 14:18:01 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bronchopulmonary_dysplasia)

Introduction

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is a chronic lung disorder that is most common among children who were born prematurely, with low birthweights and who received prolonged mechanical ventilation to treat respiratory distress syndrome. It is characterized by inflammation and scarring in the lungs. It develops most commonly in the first 4 weeks after birth.

 

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