A respiratory distress syndrome in newborn infants, usually premature infants with insufficient pulmonary surfactants. The disease is characterized by the formation of a HYALINE-like membrane lining the terminal respiratory airspaces (pulmonary alveoli) and subsequent collapse of the lung (pulmonary atelectasis).

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