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diffuse alveolar hemorrhage

Thursday 6 January 2005

Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH) is a rare yet serious and frequently life-threatening complication of a variety of conditions.


- coagulation disorders
- inhaled mycotoxins
- infections

  • endotoxinic shock

- pulmonary capillaritis associated with systemic autoimmune diseases

  • antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies-associated vasculitis
  • anti-glomerular basement membrane disease
  • systemic lupus erythematosus

- thrombotic microangiopathy

See also

- alveolar hemorrhages


- Diffuse alveolar hemorrhages in Goodpasture syndrome by Washington Deceit

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See also

- Hemorrhages