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Hyaline Membrane Disease MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hyaline Membrane Disease
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.840.500.475
C08.618.840.500.475
C16.614.521.563.475
Unique ID
D006819
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006819
Annotation
do not confuse with INFANTILE SYSTEMIC HYALINOSIS see HYALINOSIS, SYSTEMIC
Scope Note
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).
Entry Version
HYALINE MEMBRANE DIS
NLM Classification #
WS 410
See Also
Hyalinosis, Systemic
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Hyaline Membrane Disease Preferred
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