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Pulmonary Hemosiderosis, Idiopathic  (Lane-Hamilton Syndrome)

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Pulmonary Hemosiderosis. Courtesy Quizlet.com

Lung from a Patient who Had Pulmonary Hemosiderosis. Courtesy Quizlet.com

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.

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