Bronchopulmonary dysplasia

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Synonyms: BPD

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is a chronic respiratory disease that results from complications related to lung injury during the treatment of infant acute respiratory distress syndrome (see these terms) in low-birth-weight premature infants or from abnormal lung development in older infants. Clinical signs are tachypnea tachycardia and signs of respiratory distress such as intercostal recession grunting and nasal flaring.

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