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Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn

Introduction: Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn

Description of Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn

Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn (medical condition): Lung disease mostly in premature newborns; see also ...more »

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Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome:
  »Introduction: Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  »Symptoms of Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  »Causes of Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  »Treatments for Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn: 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.
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Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn: Related Topics

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Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn as a Disease

Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn: Another name for Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  »Symptoms of Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  »Causes of Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  »Treatments for Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn: Related Diseases

Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn: Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn

Some of the causes of Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn (Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn incude:

Treatments for Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn (Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome)

Treatments for Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn (Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome) include:

Treatment of Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn: For more treatment information about Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn, see treatment of Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome (Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn)

Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn

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Hierarchical classifications of Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn

The following list attempts to classify Respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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  • 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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