Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome - NRDS (Hyaline membrane disease)

Hyaline membrane disease (Respiratory distress syndrome)

Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome - NRDS (Hyaline membrane disease) is characterized by collapsed alveoli alternating with hyperaerated alveoli, vascular congestion and hyaline membranes (resulted from fibrin, cellular debris, red blood cells). Hyaline membranes appear like an eosinophilic, amorphous material, lining or filling the alveolar spaces and blocking the gases exchange. (H&E, ob. x10)



Hyaline membrane disease (detail 1)
Hyaline membrane disease (Respiratory distress syndrome) (detail 1)

Hyaline membrane disease. (H&E, ob. x40)



Hyaline membrane disease (detail 2)
Hyaline membrane disease (Respiratory distress syndrome) (detail 2)

Hyaline membrane disease. (H&E, ob. x40)

Last updated : 01/30/2009