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Glossary for Respiratory distress in infants

Medical terms related to Respiratory distress in infants or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Infant: A breathing disorder that occurs in infants. The underdeveloped lungs fail to functioning adequately and the body becomes deprived of oxygen. The condition is more likely to affect premature infants and the greater the prematurity, the greater the risk.
  • Asthma: A condition which is characterized by recurrent attacks of paroxysmal dyspnoea
  • Birth trauma: injury during labor and delivery
  • Bleeding symptoms: Any type of bleeding symptoms.
  • Brain tumor: A condition which is characterized by the abnormal growth of tissue within the brain
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Bronchiolitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the bronchioles
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia: A condition which is characterized by dysplasia of the brochopulmonary vessels
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Congenital myopathies: Congenital myopathies refers to the dysfunction of muscle fibers and muscle weakness that is present at birth.
  • Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine (mucus) glands of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and intestines, causing progressive disability due to multisystem failure.
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis: A metabolic acidosis that results from the accumulation of ketones when diabetes mellitus is poorly controlled
  • Emphysema, congenital lobar: A rare respiratory disorder where air can readily enter the lungs but has difficulty escaping. The severity of the condition is variable.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Gradual onset of respiratory distress in the newborn: Gradual onset of respiratory distress in the newborn is a condition in which a newborn baby slowly develops life-threatening difficulty breathing.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Infant symptoms: Symptoms affecting babies and infants.
  • Intracranial hemorrhage: Intracranial hemorrhage is a condition in which there is bleeding within the cranium of the skull.
  • Lactic acidosis: A condition which is characterized by the occurance of a metabolic acidosis due to the accumulation of lactic acid
  • Lung abscess: The formation of a localized collection of puss in a cavity in the lungs
  • Lung symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both lungs.
  • Manouvrier syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by the failure of the lungs to develop fully, heart defects and thumb abnormalities.
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Myasthenia Gravis: An autoimmune disorder which interferes with nerve impulses to muscles and hence results in weak, easily fatigued muscles.
  • Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Lung disease mostly in premature newborns; see also adult RDS.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Pneumonia: Lung infection or inflammation (as a symptom)
  • Pulmonary sequestration: A lung malformation where a portion of tissue that is meant to develop into a part of the lung is not attached to the lung blood supply and is not associated with lung function. Severity of symptoms is variable.
  • Respiratory disorder: any disease affecting the upper, lower airways and the lungs
  • Respiratory distress: A condition which is characterized by poor respiration that results in the body being under stress
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Underdeveloped lungs:

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