DAD

Diffuse alveolar damage (DAD)

What is diffuse alveolar damage? Diffuse alveolar damage (DAD) is a serious and life-threatening type of acute lung injury. DAD is seen in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), which is a clinical term used to describe people with severe shortness of breath, low levels of oxygen in the blood, and fluid in the air spaces …
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Acute lung injury

What is acute lung injury? Acute lung injury is a life-threatening condition associated with inflammation in the lungs. Pathologists divide acute lung injury into two patterns of injury: organizing pneumonia and diffuse alveolar damage (DAD). What is the difference between organizing pneumonia and diffuse alveolar damage? Acute lung injury can be divided into two patterns …
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