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Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Infant

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Synonyms of Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Infant

  • Hyaline Membrane Disease
  • Infantile Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • IRDS

Disorder Subdivisions

  • surfactant protein-B deficiency

General Discussion

Infant respiratory distress syndrome is a lung disorder that tends to affect premature infants. Major symptoms include difficulty in breathing and collapsed lungs, potentially requiring mechanical ventilation or positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP).

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