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Descriptor English:   Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia 
Descriptor Spanish:   Displasia Broncopulmonar 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Displasia Broncopulmonar 
Synonyms English:   Dysplasia, Bronchopulmonary  
Tree Number:   C08.381.520.750.500
C16.614.521.125
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   restrict to newborn infants; for lung injury caused by mechanical ventilation in other age groups, use VENTILATOR-INDUCED LUNG INJURY; DF: BRONCHOPULM DYSPLASIA
History Note English:   82 
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BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   2024 
Unique Identifier:   D001997 

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