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acute respiratory distress syndrome

^ http://www.ebi.ac.uk/efo/EFO_1000637


Progressive and life-threatening pulmonary distress in the absence of an underlying pulmonary condition, usually following major trauma or surgery. Cases of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome are not included in this definition.

Synonyms: Shock lung, Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome, ARDS, Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult RDS, ARDS

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