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Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.840.500
C08.618.840.500
C16.614.521.563
Unique ID
D012127
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012127
Annotation
for adults use RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME, ADULT; do not confuse with "respiratory distress" which may be RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY or a specific; do not confuse with SEVERE ACUTE RESPIRATORY SYNDROME
Scope Note
A condition of the newborn marked by DYSPNEA with CYANOSIS, heralded by such prodromal signs as dilatation of the alae nasi, expiratory grunt, and retraction of the suprasternal notch or costal margins, mostly frequently occurring in premature infants, children of diabetic mothers, and infants delivered by cesarean section, and sometimes with no apparent predisposing cause.
Entry Term(s)
Infantile Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Infant
Public MeSH Note
2004; see RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME 1965-2003
History Note
2004 (1965)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn Preferred
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