What is chronic lung disease?

Also known as: CLD, bronchopulmonary dysplasia.

Chronic lung disease, or CLD, or more commonly bronchopulmonary dysplasia is the term used for long term breathing problems that can occur after birth from lung injury, usually in very prematurely born infants.

Reviewed by: Jack Wolfsdorf, MD, FAAP

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