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Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.520.750.500
C16.614.521.125
Unique ID
D001997
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001997
Annotation
restrict to newborn infants; for lung injury caused by mechanical ventilation in other age groups, use VENTILATOR-INDUCED LUNG INJURY
Scope Note
A chronic lung disease developed after OXYGEN INHALATION THERAPY or mechanical ventilation (VENTILATION, MECHANICAL) usually occurring in certain premature infants (INFANT, PREMATURE) or newborn infants with respiratory distress syndrome (RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME, NEWBORN). Histologically, it is characterized by the unusual abnormalities of the bronchioles, such as METAPLASIA, decrease in alveolar number, and formation of CYSTS.
Entry Version
BRONCHOPULM DYSPLASIA
Previous Indexing
Lung Diseases (1966-1981)
Respiratory Tract Diseases (1966-1981)
Public MeSH Note
82
History Note
82
Date Established
1982/01/01
Date of Entry
1981/05/19
Revision Date
2019/05/24
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Preferred
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