Wilson-Mikity syndrome

Wilson-Mikity syndrome
a rare form of pulmonary insufficiency in low-birth-weight infants, marked by hyperpnea and cyanosis of insidious onset during the first month of life and often resulting in death. Radiographically, there are multiple cystlike foci of hyperaeration throughout the lung with coarse thickening of the interstitial supporting structures. The disorder has been attributed to disparity of maturation of parenchymal elements, especially of alveoli proliferation, and hence has been called pulmonary dysmaturity.

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  • Wilson-Mikity syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = Wilson Mikity syndrome Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|P|27|0|p|20 ICD9 = ICD9|770.7 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = In paediatrics, Wilson Mikity syndrome is a rare lung condition …   Wikipedia

  • Wilson-Mikity syndrome — Wil·son Mik·i·ty syndrome (wilґsən mikґĭ te) [Miriam Geisendorfer Wilson, American pediatrician, born 1922; Victor G. Mikity, American radiologist, born 1919] see under syndrome …   Medical dictionary

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  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Wilson — Clifford, English physician, *1906. See Kimmelstiel W. disease, Kimmelstiel W. syndrome. James, English anatomist, physiologist, and surgeon, 1765–1821. See W. muscle. Miriam G., U.S. pediatrician, *1922. See W. Mikity syndrome. Samuel A. Kinnier …   Medical dictionary

  • Mikity — Victor G., U.S. radiologist, *1919. See Wilson M. syndrome …   Medical dictionary

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