"Hyaline Membrane Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A respiratory distress syndrome in newborn infants, usually premature infants with insufficient PULMONARY SURFACTANTS. The disease is characterized by the formation of a HYALINE-like membrane lining the terminal respiratory airspaces (PULMONARY ALVEOLI) and subsequent collapse of the lung (PULMONARY ATELECTASIS).
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- Hyaline Membrane Disease
- Disease, Hyaline Membrane
- Diseases, Hyaline Membrane
- Hyaline Membrane Diseases
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