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What is Meconium aspiration syndrome?

What is Meconium aspiration syndrome?

  • Meconium aspiration syndrome: A condition that occurs when an infant suffers respiratory distress following birth due to the presence of meconium in the amniotic fluid.

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

Meconium aspiration syndrome: Introduction

Types of Meconium aspiration syndrome:

Broader types of Meconium aspiration syndrome:

How serious is Meconium aspiration syndrome?

Complications of Meconium aspiration syndrome: see complications of Meconium aspiration syndrome

What causes Meconium aspiration syndrome?

Causes of Meconium aspiration syndrome: see causes of Meconium aspiration syndrome

What are the symptoms of Meconium aspiration syndrome?

Symptoms of Meconium aspiration syndrome: see symptoms of Meconium aspiration syndrome

Complications of Meconium aspiration syndrome: see complications of Meconium aspiration syndrome

Meconium aspiration syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Meconium aspiration syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Meconium aspiration syndrome.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Meconium aspiration syndrome: see treatments for Meconium aspiration syndrome
Research for Meconium aspiration syndrome: see research for Meconium aspiration syndrome

Name of Meconium aspiration syndrome

Main name of condition: Meconium aspiration syndrome

Meconium aspiration syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Meconium aspiration syndrome:

 

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