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What is respiratory distress syndrome in a baby?
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
In brief: Prematurity
Leads to immature lunga with inadequate surfactant, a detergent that helps keep alveoli open.
High o2 concentrations can cause retrolentil fibroplasoia leading to blindness.

In brief: Prematurity
Leads to immature lunga with inadequate surfactant, a detergent that helps keep alveoli open.
High o2 concentrations can cause retrolentil fibroplasoia leading to blindness.
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