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Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction

Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction: Introduction

Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction: Surfactant metabolism dysfunction is a group of genetic conditions characterized by servere breathing problems or breathing failure in infants who were born at full term. A genetic defect results in a disruption of the lipids and proteins which reduced the surface tension in the lung alveoli and allows transfer of oxgent between the lungs and the blood supply. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction is available below.

Symptoms of Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction

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Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction: Complications

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Causes of Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction

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Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early....read more »

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Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction

Prognosis for Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction: The condition can progress rapidly and lead to infant death within weeks or months of birth though some patients can survive into adulthood in less severe cases.

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More information about Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction

  1. Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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