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What is Respiratory distress syndrome, infant?

What is Respiratory distress syndrome, infant?

  • Respiratory distress syndrome, infant: A respiratory disorder caused by deficiency of pulmonary surfactant in premature infants which prevents normal lung functioning.

Respiratory distress syndrome, infant: Introduction

Types of Respiratory distress syndrome, infant:

Broader types of Respiratory distress syndrome, infant:

How serious is Respiratory distress syndrome, infant?

Prognosis of Respiratory distress syndrome, infant: poor without intensive care

What causes Respiratory distress syndrome, infant?

Causes of Respiratory distress syndrome, infant: see causes of Respiratory distress syndrome, infant

What are the symptoms of Respiratory distress syndrome, infant?

Symptoms of Respiratory distress syndrome, infant: see symptoms of Respiratory distress syndrome, infant

Can anyone else get Respiratory distress syndrome, infant?

More information: see contagiousness of Respiratory distress syndrome, infant
Inheritance: see inheritance of Respiratory distress syndrome, infant

Respiratory distress syndrome, infant: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Respiratory distress syndrome, infant.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Respiratory distress syndrome, infant.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Respiratory distress syndrome, infant: Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Respiratory distress syndrome, infant.
Treatments for Respiratory distress syndrome, infant: see treatments for Respiratory distress syndrome, infant

Name and Aliases of Respiratory distress syndrome, infant

Main name of condition: Respiratory distress syndrome, infant

Other names or spellings for Respiratory distress syndrome, infant:

hyaline membrane disease, infantile respiratory distress syndrome, IRDS, NRDS, Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome, RDS [infants]

Respiratory distress syndrome, infant: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Respiratory distress syndrome, infant:

 

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