Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage

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Etiology

Immune causes

  • Goodpasture's syndrome
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Wegener's granulomatosis
  • Systemic necrotizing vasculitis
  • Pulmonary capillaritis associated with idiopathic rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis

Nonimmune causes

  • Coagulopathy
  • Mitral stenosis
  • Necrotizing pulmonary infection (eg, aspergillosis, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus)
  • Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis
  • Recent bone marrow transplant
  • Drugs (penicillamine)
  • Toxins (trimellitic anhydride)

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Last updated: December 1, 2014