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Hyaline membrane disease

Introduction: Hyaline membrane disease

Description of Hyaline membrane disease

Hyaline membrane disease (medical condition): A breathing disorder that occurs in infants. The...more »

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Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Infant:
  »Introduction: Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Infant
  »Symptoms of Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Infant

Hyaline membrane disease: an acute lung disease of the newborn (especially the premature newborn); lungs cannot expand because of a wetting agent is lacking; characterized by rapid shallow breathing and cyanosis and the formation of a glassy hyaline membrane over the alveoli.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Hyaline membrane disease: A disorder affecting newborn infants (usually premature) characterized pathologically by the development of a hyaline-like membrane lining the terminal respiratory passages. Extensive atelectasis is attributed to the lack of surfactant. (Dorland, 27th ed)
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Hyaline membrane disease: A disorder affecting newborn infants (usually premature) characterized pathologically by the development of a hyaline-like membrane lining the terminal respiratory passages. Extensive atelectasis is attributed to the lack of surfactant. (Dorland, 27th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Hyaline membrane disease: Related Topics

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Hyaline membrane disease: Rare Disease

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Hyaline membrane disease as a "rare disease".

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Hyaline membrane disease as a Disease

Hyaline membrane disease: Another name for Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Infant (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Infant
  »Symptoms of Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Infant

Hyaline membrane disease: Related Diseases

Hyaline membrane disease: Hyaline membrane disease is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Hyaline membrane disease (Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Infant)

Some of the symptoms of Hyaline membrane disease incude:

  • Inward chest movement when breathing in
  • Grunting sound when breathing out
  • Reduced urine output
  • Flaring of nostrils
  • Swollen limbs

Terms associated with Hyaline membrane disease:

Terms Similar to Hyaline membrane disease:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Hyaline membrane disease

Source - MeSH 2007

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The following terms can be used for Hyaline membrane disease

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Hyaline membrane disease

The following list attempts to classify Hyaline membrane disease into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • respiratory disease,respiratory disorder,respiratory illness
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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