DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for adult respiratory distress syndrome

Adult respiratory distress syndrome [DOID:11394]

A respiratory failure that results from diffuse injury to the endothelium of the lung (as in sepsis, chest trauma, massive blood transfusion, aspiration of the gastric contents, or pneumonia) and is characterized by pulmonary edema with an abnormally high amount of protein in the edematous fluid and by difficult rapid breathing and hypoxemia.

Synonyms:  adult respiratory distress syndrome,  DOID:11394,  adult respiratory distress disease,  adult respiratory distress disorder,  adult respiratory distress syndromes ...