What Is Idiopathic Pulmonary Hemosiderosis?
Pulmonary hemosiderosis (IPH) is a rare and severe pulmonary syndrome characterized by a triad of recurrent episodes of alveolar hemorrhage (bleeding into air sacs), hemoptysis (coughing blood), and iron deficiency anemia.
Q: What is the prognosis for pulmonary hemosiderosis?
A: Untreated pulmonary hemosiderosis ends in death. Idiopathic is a term that means the cause of a condition is not known.
What Is Pulmonary Hemosiderosis In Celiac Disease and/or Gluten Sensitivity?
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