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Pulmonary Hemosiderosis, Idiopathic  (Lane-Hamilton Syndrome)

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 ...

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Hypoprothrombinemia (Low Blood Prothrombin): definition

A blood disorder caused by circulating antiprothrombin antibodies that is characterized by altered hemostasis, resulting in poor blood clotting or coagulation.

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