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Case 1

In this case, what are the major anatomic alterations of the lungs associated with the respiratory disease that developed in the infant?

Summary Introduction

To review:

The major anatomic alterations to lungs associated with the respiratory disease that developed in the infant.

Introduction:

The cyanosis of the skin is a condition in which the color of the skin turns purple or blue. It occurs when the tissues present on the surface of the skin or mucous membranes have low oxygen saturation. This cyanosis can occur around the core of the body and in the fingers or toes.

Please refer to Clinical Application Case-1 for further information.

Explanation

Interstitial edema is the condition in which excess interstitial fluid gets accumulated. This condition arises as a result of elevated capillary hydrostatic pressure. Interstitial edema impairs gas exchange. Alveolar edema is a type of pulmonary edema that results because of the buildup of fluid in the alveolar spaces...

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