Wilson Mikity syndrome

Wilson Mikity syndrome (WMS) refers to chronic lung disease in premature infants, characterized by early development of cystic interstitial emphysema (PIE). This is now sometimes considered as part of the spectrum of bronchopulmonary dysplasia.

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rID: 25263
System: Chest
Section: Syndromes
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Wilson-Mikity syndrome
  • Wilson Mikity syndrome (WMS)

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