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Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis

Orpha number ORPHA99931
Synonym(s) -
Prevalence Unknown
Inheritance -
Age of onset Childhood
ICD-10
  • E83.1+
  • J99.8*
ICD-O -
OMIM
UMLS
  • C0020807
MeSH
  • C536281
MedDRA -
SNOMED CT
  • 40527005

Summary

Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis is a respiratory disease due to repeated episodes of diffuse alveolar hemorrhage without any underlying apparent cause, most often in children. Anemia, cough, and pulmonary infiltrates on chest radiographs are found in majority of the patients.


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