Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1

Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1: Introduction

Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1: Surfactant metabolism dysfunction is a group of genetic conditions characterized by severe 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 oxgen between the lungs and the blood supply. Type 1 involves a defect in the pulmonary associated surfactant protein B (SFTPB) and due to a genetic anomaly located on chromosome 2p12-11.2. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1 is available below.

Symptoms of Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1

Treatments for Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1

  • Lung transplants may provide a successful outcome in some patients. The condition has little if any response to surfactant treatment
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1?

Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1:

Causes of Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1

  • The genetic anomaly is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner
  • more causes...»

More information about causes of Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1:

Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1

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 ...read more »

Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Prognosis for Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1

Prognosis for Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1: The condition can progress rapidly and lead to infant death within weeks or months of birth.

Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1: Broader Related Topics

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:

Related Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1 Info

Videos about Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1

 

More information about Surfactant Metabolism Dysfunction, Pulmonary, 1

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

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise