Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Infant
National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.
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Infant respiratory distress syndrome is a lung disorder that tends to affect premature infants. Major symptoms include difficulty in breathing and collapsed lungs, potentially requiring mechanical ventilation or positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP).
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Last Updated: 5/25/2008
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