Heiner syndrome

The Heiner syndrome is a rare form of primary pulmonary haemosiderosis associated with an allergy to cow's milk. The syndrome includes:

  • rectal blood loss with hypochromic microcytic anaemia
  • pulmonary infiltrates (often recurrent)
  • hypoproteinaemia

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Article information

rID: 21650
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
Section: Syndromes
Tags: stub, cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Heiner's syndrome
  • Wilson-Heiner-Lahey syndrome

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