What is hyaline membrane?
Respiratory Distress Syndrome:
Respiratory distress syndrome is seen in newborns and infants and causes the lungs to not be able to inflate enough when the child is breathing. The child then works harder to breath but still can't get enough oxygen, so carbon dioxide builds up in his or her body. Respiratory distress syndrome can result in death if not acted on quickly.
Answer and Explanation:
Hyaline membrane are cells that collect in the airway, which makes it harder to breathe. Hyaline membrane is not normal and is created when there's...
See full answer below.
Become a member and unlock all Study Answers
Try it risk-free for 30 daysTry it risk-free
Ask a question
Our experts can answer your tough homework and study questions.Ask a question Ask a question
Learn more about this topic:
from Pathophysiology TextbookChapter 9 / Lesson 10