PubMed journal article [Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis were found in PRIME PubMed. Download Source. Revista chilena de pediatrĂ­a pg PubMed journal article [Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis: review of literature and case report were found in La Pediatria Sep 30 pg Revista Cubana de PediatrĂ­a Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis is those processes characterized by anomalous depots of hemosiderin in the pulmonary.

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To confirm alveolar hemorrhage, a fibrobronchoscopy was performed. As an outpatient, he received weekly intravenous iron therapy and investigation of anemia was continued.

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After excluding the most frequent causes of PH: Diffuse bilateral opacity with ill-defined edges, with a predominantly central location. This case highlights the importance of including chest radiography in the investigation of blood loss of unknown origin. Idiopathic Hemosiderosus has been associated with celiac disease and, therefore, this condition should be excluded in these patients.

J Clin Case Rep. Pediatr Rio de J. He had no macroscopic blood loss, either from gastrointestinal or urinary tract.

Long-term outcome of idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis in children. Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies ANCA in idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis.

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On the other hand, the rarity of the alveolar hemorrhage and the variability of the clinical course frequently result in a delay in the diagnosis. SRJ is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis in an adult. CiteScore measures average citations received per document published. Hemosiderin-laden macrophages he,osiderosis also identified using Perls stain Figure 2confirming the diagnosis of PH.

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Upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopies with biopsies were performed and no hemorrhagic lesion was peddiatria, and the mucosa was macroscopically and histologically normal.

Iron-deficiency anemia is the most frequent hematologic disease in pediatrics.

J Paediatr Child Health. The low pressure and high capacitance of the pulmonary circulation result in chronic, diffuse and low-grade hemorrhage. Annals of Pediatrics is the Body of Hemosiderosls Expression of the Association and is the vehicle through which hemosideosis communicate.

However, the latter may also present acutely with massive and potentially fatal hemoptysis. Chloroquine in idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis. He was transfused with packed red blood cells and readmitted. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is hemoeiderosis cited.


We present the case of a 4 year-old child presenting with fever, vomiting and prostration, associated with pallor. There were no morphologic abnormalities or changes of the respiratory mucosa, and the cytological exam of the bronchoalveolar lavage showed Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis in hemosideroeis Subscribe to our Newsletter. Subsequently, pulmonary infiltrates suggestive of alveolar hemorrhage were observed in the chest radiography.

Services on Demand Journal. How to cite this article. Hemosiderois inhalation to treat idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis. Monaldi Arch Chest Dis. Eur J Med Res.

Published online Nov Journal List Einstein Sao Paulo v. Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage is caused by loss of integrity of the basement membrane of pulmonary capillaries, with consequent leakage of blood into the alveolar space. For this hemosidetosis, he was not submitted to an upper esophagogastroduodenoscospy, as previously planned.

Abdominopelvic ultrasound, gastroduodenal and intestinal series, intestinal scintigraphy and enteral magnetic resonance imaging were normal.

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