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Acute Lung Injury MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Acute Lung Injury
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.520.500
Unique ID
D055371
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055371
Scope Note
A condition of lung damage that is characterized by bilateral pulmonary infiltrates (PULMONARY EDEMA) rich in NEUTROPHILS, and in the absence of clinical HEART FAILURE. This can represent a spectrum of pulmonary lesions, endothelial and epithelial, due to numerous factors (physical, chemical, or biological).
Entry Version
ACUTE LUNG INJ
Entry Term(s)
Lung Injury, Acute
NLM Classification #
WF 653
Public MeSH Note
2009; see RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME, ADULT 1994-2008
History Note
2009; use RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME, ADULT 1994-2008
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Acute Lung Injury Preferred
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