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Macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) is a life-threatening complication with unknown pathology. It is a complication of rheumatic disease causing high fever, hepatosplenomegaly, sepsis, hemorrhagic manifestation, and lymphedenopathy in children. Moreover, it is characterized by activation and increased production of T-lymphocystes and macrophages. Most commonly, the treatment includes glucocorticoid therapy.

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What is meconium aspiration syndrome?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter born seven days back is suffering from meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS). I would like to know, how we measure her growth of lung capacity.  Read Full »

Dr. Gunda Srinivas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to In newborns measurement of lung capacity is not as useful as in adults. Important clinical signs of respiratory effort, respiratory rate and the X-rays that had showed the meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) and also the general condition of baby. These are the importan...  Read Full »

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