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shock lung

in shock, the development of edema, impaired perfusion, and reduction in alveolar space so that the alveoli collapse.
Synonym(s): pump lung, wet lung (1) , white lung
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white lung

Paediatrics
A usually fatal pneumonia that occurs in infants with congenital syphilis. The lungs are pale, airless and undergo fatty degeneration.

Pulmonology
Adult respiratory distress syndrome, see there.
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The incidence rates of TTN are from 4.0% to 5.7% among term infants and 10.0% among premature infants.[sup][48] Because the main pathological feature of TTN is excessive water in the lung tissues, the interstitial syndrome is the most common and important ultrasonic manifestations of TTN.[sup][49] In addition, white lung or even pleural effusion can be detected in patients with severe TTN.
Twenty-three years on, Canadian trio White Lung's splenetic new album, Deep Fantasy, could be Pretty On The Inside's younger sister, a hardcore punk monument to unbridled fury that grabs at the throat, then keeps on grabbing.
Deep Fantasy is loud, large and aggressive, but more advanced than White Lung's first two albums.