PubMed journal article [Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis were found in PRIME PubMed. Download Source. Revista chilena de pediatrĂ­a pg PubMed journal article [Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis: review of literature and case report were found in La Pediatria Sep 30 pg Revista Cubana de PediatrĂ­a Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis is those processes characterized by anomalous depots of hemosiderin in the pulmonary.

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Anemia might be the only manifestation of PH, preceding any other symptom and sign by several months.

Gastrointestinal bleeding was ruled out after negative extensive etiological investigation. Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis in a 9-year-old girl.

Severe iron-deficiency anemia as initial manifestation of pulmonary hemosiderosis in a child

To confirm alveolar hemorrhage, a fibrobronchoscopy was performed. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Budesonide inhalation to treat idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis. Received Apr 1; Accepted Sep Although they do not make the definitive diagnosis of alveolar hemorrhage, chest radiography and CT scan oediatria present suggestive but not specific aspects of hemorrhage, additionally contributing hemisiderosis the exclusion of other conditions. After 3 days, he maintained fever and the chest peddiatria showed a diffuse bilateral opacity with ill-defined edges, interpreted as an atypical pneumonia, and he was started on clarithromycin.

There are no universal recommendations regarding treatment of idiopathic PH.

[Hydroxychloroquine in pediatric idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis–a case report].

The patient is currently asymptomatic. No dia seguinte, mantinha-se grave, com piora hemosidfrosis hemograma Hct: Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. A 4 year-old boy with a previous history of recurrent wheezing, with no criteria of severity and no associated manifestations, was observed in an emergency department for fever, vomiting and prostration.


The magazine, referring to the Spanish-speaking pediatric, indexed in major international databases: Services on Demand Journal. Chloroquine in idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis. There were no morphologic abnormalities or changes of the respiratory mucosa, and the cytological exam of the bronchoalveolar lavage showed Diffuse increase of the parenchyma’s density with no zone predominance, with dispersed areas of lower density, and several small dispersed nodules.

For this reason, he was not submitted to an upper esophagogastroduodenoscospy, as previously planned. Subsequently, there was laboratory improvement and corticosteroid was tapered.

Treatment of idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis with inhaled flunisolide.

Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis treated with azathioprine in a child

Contudo, o acompanhamento da paciente por quatro anos afastou estas possibilidades, bem como a possibilidade de colagenoses e vasculites. The clinical suspicion of alveolar hemorrhage was raised by the lack of response to iron therapy, with a progressive decrease in Hb levels and after extensive investigation of other potential sources of bleeding. Acute respiratory insufficiency as debut of idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis in an infant. Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis – a diagnostic challenge.

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He was initiated on corticosteroid therapy, later associated to an immunosuppressive agent, with subsequent correction of anemia and of the radiological pattern. Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid showing numerous hemosiderin-laden macrophages stained positive with Perls. All the contents of hemosideross journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

After starting steroid treatment there was a progressive increase in Hb level and improvement of radiological abnormalities. Celiac disease, cystic fibrosis and pernicious anemia were excluded. J Clin Case Rep. After the etiological study, the diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis was made by exclusion. We present the case of a 4 hemosiderosls child presenting with fever, vomiting and prostration, associated with pallor.


Pulmonary hemorrhage can bemosiderosis be confirmed by the identification of hemosiderin-laden macrophages in the bronchoalveolar lavage hemosidedosis. This case highlights the importance of including chest radiography in the investigation of blood loss of unknown origin.

Please review our privacy policy. A physician survey reveals differences in management of idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis. CiteScore measures average citations received per document published. He was pale, prostrated and tachypneic, with dispersed bilateral rhonchi on pulmonary auscultation.

Diffuse bilateral opacity with ill-defined edges, with a hemoosiderosis central location. The gold standard for the diagnosis of diffuse alveolar hemorrhage is pulmonary biopsy, which may also enable the diagnosis of some of the specific causes of hemorrhage. Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs?

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He was transfused with packed red blood cells and was heemosiderosis for treatment and investigation. However, the latter may also present acutely with massive and potentially fatal hemoptysis.

Journal List Einstein Sao Paulo v. Subsequently, pulmonary infiltrates suggestive of alveolar hemorrhage were observed in the chest radiography. There are several known causes of diffuse alveolar hemorrhage vasculitides, connective tissue disorders, Heiner’s syndrome, cardiovascular diseases, among others. CASE REPORT A 4 year-old boy with a previous history of recurrent wheezing, with no criteria of severity and no associated manifestations, was observed in an emergency department for fever, vomiting and prostration.

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