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in shock, the development of edema, impaired perfusion, and reduction in alveolar space so that the alveoli collapse.
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A usually fatal pneumonia that occurs in infants with congenital syphilis. The lungs are pale, airless and undergo fatty degeneration.
Adult respiratory distress syndrome, see there.
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