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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There are no universal recommendations regarding treatment of idiopathic PH. The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years. Please review our privacy policy.

The low pressure and high capacitance of the pulmonary circulation result in chronic, diffuse and low-grade hemorrhage. As there was a poor response to intravenous iron therapy, he was readmitted to further investigate gastrointestinal bleeding.

The patient is currently asymptomatic. Celiac disease, cystic fibrosis and pernicious anemia were excluded. Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. As an outpatient, he received weekly intravenous iron therapy and investigation of anemia was continued.

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

In this situation, therapy is often started at the stage in which pulmonary fibrosis has already developed, with a higher risk of complications pedoatria worse prognosis. Diffuse increase of the parenchyma’s density with no zone predominance, with dispersed areas of lower density, and several small dispersed nodules. 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.


Eur J Med Res. Iron-deficiency anemia is the most frequent hematologic disease in pediatrics. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. The clinical spectrum is varied, and anemia may constitute the only manifestation of illness, preceding other signs and symptoms by several months.

After 6 days, he was discharged on oral iron therapy, with Hb of 8. Abdominopelvic ultrasound, gastroduodenal and intestinal series, epdiatria scintigraphy pediatriw enteral magnetic resonance imaging were normal. Pulmonary hemorrhage can also be confirmed by the identification of hemosiderin-laden macrophages in the bronchoalveolar lavage fluid. Journal List Einstein Sao Paulo v. Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage is caused by loss of integrity of the basement membrane of pulmonary capillaries, with consequent leakage of blood into the alveolar space.

Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Lediatria. Subsequently, there was laboratory improvement and corticosteroid was tapered. Orphanet J Rare Dis. Support Center Support Center. Hemosiderin-laden macrophages were also identified using Perls stain Figure 2confirming the diagnosis of PH. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

How to cite this hhemosiderosis. Subsequently, pulmonary infiltrates suggestive of alveolar hemorrhage were observed in the chest radiography.

Idiopathic PH has been associated with celiac disease and, therefore, this condition should be excluded in these patients. Treatment of idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis with inhaled flunisolide. Fax 55 21 E-mail: SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.

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Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis is a potentially fatal disease that results from episodes of alveolar hemorrhage of unknown origin. He had no macroscopic blood loss, either from gastrointestinal or urinary tract.


Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis in adults: Pulmonary hemosiderosis PH is a rare disease that may occur at any age, although it generally affects children, with an estimated incidence of 0.

CiteScore measures average citations received per document published. Chloroquine in idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis. Diffuse bilateral opacity with ill-defined edges, with a predominantly central location. He had microcytic and hypochromic anemia refractory to iron therapy. He was pale, prostrated and tachypneic, with dispersed bilateral rhonchi on pulmonary auscultation.

SRJ is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. After the etiological study, the diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis was made by exclusion.

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

Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis in a 9-year-old girl. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. The chest radiograph showed a diffuse bilateral opacity with ill-defined edges, with a predominantly central location Figure 1suggestive of alveolar hemorrhage. As such, given the iron-deficiency anemia with characteristics hemosiderpsis with blood loss although not identifiedand despite the absence of respiratory symptoms at this phase, we started looking for other sources of hemorrhage, namely pulmonary.

SCS Quadra 1, Bl. Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis – a diagnostic challenge. After starting steroid treatment there was a progressive increase in Hb level and improvement of radiological abnormalities.

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