Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
"Meconium Aspiration Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A condition caused by inhalation of MECONIUM into the LUNG of FETUS or NEWBORN, usually due to vigorous respiratory movements during difficult PARTURITION or respiratory system abnormalities. Meconium aspirate may block small airways leading to difficulties in PULMONARY GAS EXCHANGE and ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA.
|Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
- Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
- Aspiration Syndrome, Meconium
- Syndrome, Meconium Aspiration
- Meconium Aspiration
- Meconium Inhalation
- Aspiration, Meconium
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