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acute lung injury

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Acute lung injury (ALI) is a diffuse heterogeneous lung injury characterized by hypoxemia, non cardiogenic pulmonary edema, low lung compliance and widespread capillary leakage. ALI is caused by any stimulus of local or systemic inflammation, principally sepsis.

Synonyms: ALI

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SNOMEDCT:315345002

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acute_lung_injury

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Helen Parkinson

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