adult respiratory distress syndrome

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: respiratory distress syndrome - acute lung injury characterized by coughing and ralesadult respiratory distress syndrome - acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of the lungs which become stiff and fibrous and cannot exchange oxygen; occurs among persons exposed to irritants such as corrosive chemical vapors or ammonia or chlorine etc.
respiratory disease, respiratory disorder, respiratory illness - a disease affecting the respiratory system
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There were early signs of diffuse alveolar damage and focal areas of hyaline membrane formation.
Diffuse alveolar damage (acute lung injury) was the immediate cause of death in 7 of the cases.
Diffuse alveolar damage and usual interstitial pneumonia are poor prognostic subtypes, with only a 33% 5-years survival rate (13).
4,18) There have also been histological reports of cryptogenic organising pneumonia, granulomatous inflammation and diffuse alveolar damage.
Postmortem lung findings included acute bronchopneumonia changes superimposed on diffuse alveolar damage with interstitial chronic inflammation and fibrosis.
There were hyaline membranes and edema, indicative of diffuse alveolar damage, and the presence of focal hemorrhage in both lungs.
In brief, the lungs showed diffuse alveolar damage with pulmonary edema and hyaline membrane formation.
Organizing pneumonia and pulmonary lymphatic architecture in diffuse alveolar damage.
This finding helps explain the diffuse alveolar damage associated with hyaline membranes seen in severe cases of infection.
Histologic sections showed diffuse alveolar damage changes (Fig.
Another significant addition to the 2011 evidence-based guidelines for IPF5 compared with those in the 2000 international consensus statement (4) is the acceptance of the phenomenon of acute exacerbation of IPF, in which one typically sees diffuse alveolar damage superimposed on UIP (Figure 3, A and B).
Pulmonary involvement in cases of leptospirosis is characterized by congestion and hemorrhage, usually without prominent inflammatory infiltrates (4); pulmonary involvement in cases of severe pandemic (H1N1) 2009 typically manifests as diffuse alveolar damage (5).