Hyaline membrane disease (HMD): the role of the perinatal pathologist

@article{Locci2014HyalineMD,
  title={Hyaline membrane disease (HMD): the role of the perinatal pathologist},
  author={Giorgia Locci and Vassilios Fanos and Clara Gerosa and Gavino Faa},
  journal={Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={3}
}
  • G. Locci, V. Fanos, G. Faa
  • Published 21 October 2014
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine
Hyaline membrane disease (HMD), the pathologic correlate of respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) of the newborn, is an acute lung disease of premature infant caused by inadequate amounts of surfactant. [] Key Result The most important pathological findings for a complete clinical pathological diagnosis are: the evaluation of the architectural lung development; the endothelial cell lesions; the interstitial edema; the occurrence of disseminated intravascular coagulation; the presence of associated inflammatory…

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