Neonatal focal hyperaeration of the lungs (Wilson-Mikity syndrome).

  title={Neonatal focal hyperaeration of the lungs (Wilson-Mikity syndrome).},
  author={H. Grossman and W. Berdon and A. Mizrahi and D. Baker},
  volume={85 3},
AHITHERTO undescribed form of respiratory distress in premature infants was reported by Wilson and Mikity in 1960 (8), associated with roentgenographic visualization of coarse thickening of the interstitial structures of the lungs. Since then, similar instances have been described under the terms “cystic emphysema” (3), “pulmonary dysmaturity” (1), and “a new form of lung fibrosis in premature infants” (4, 5). The onset of symptoms varies between birth and the thirty-fifth day of life, with a… Expand
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