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Hyaline Membrane Disease

"Hyaline Membrane Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hyaline Membrane Disease" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hyaline Membrane Disease" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 7 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1991 and 1992 and 1993 and 1994 and 1996 and 2000 and 2011
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