adult respiratory distress syndrome

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Noun1.adult 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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Regarding factor VIII, they found that idiopathic DAD presented larger amounts of immunostained hyaline membranes than did extrapulmonary, diffuse alveolar damage.
11 Interestingly, there are examples in the literature of the EGFR antagonist gefitinib causing diffuse alveolar damage.
Histologically AIP is characterized by diffuse alveolar damage (DAD) which along with rapid clinical progression of the disease is a hallmark feature [12, 13].
In our study pulmonary edema, diffuse alveolar damage and acute pulmonary congestion, all falling under the preview of acute lung injury, accounted for aprox.
Acute fibrinous and organizing pneumonia : A histological pattern of lung injury and possible variant of diffuse alveolar damage.
There were early signs of diffuse alveolar damage and focal areas of hyaline membrane formation.
It is characterized by diffuse alveolar damage, with acute interstitial pneumonitis with hyaline membranes.
However diffuse alveolar damage is a non-specific manifestation of acute lung injury seen in adult respiratory distress syndrome regardless of aetiology.
Diffuse alveolar damage and usual interstitial pneumonia are poor prognostic subtypes, with only a 33% 5-years survival rate (13).
Severe pneumocystis pneumonia can result in a significant neutrophilic response that leads to diffuse alveolar damage, impaired gas exchange and respiratory failure.
The autopsy showed necrotizing pneumonia with diffuse alveolar damage.
Based on the low lethal dose, oral ingestion is almost invariably fatal because of progressive diffuse alveolar damage and rapidly progressive acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).