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Could meconium aspiration syndrome cause asthma?

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Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
Pediatrics - Pulmonology

In brief: Meconium ; asthma

Meconium aspiration depending on severity can cause "chronic lung disease" (cld).
Cld is a term used for a variety of lung diseases producing similar symptoms ; end results. Relationship of meconium aspiration to asthma is not well studied. Since asthma ; cld have similar symptoms to present with some children may be wrongly diagnosed with asthma.

In brief: Meconium ; asthma

Meconium aspiration depending on severity can cause "chronic lung disease" (cld).
Cld is a term used for a variety of lung diseases producing similar symptoms ; end results. Relationship of meconium aspiration to asthma is not well studied. Since asthma ; cld have similar symptoms to present with some children may be wrongly diagnosed with asthma.
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