Pulmonary hemorrhage

Last revised by Ashesh Ishwarlal Ranchod on 11 Oct 2023

Pulmonary hemorrhage is a rather broad term given to describe any form of bleeding into the lung and can arise from a myriad of causes. In a very traditional sense it is described when the following constellation of clinicoradiological features occurs simultaneously 2 (although this is never an absolute necessity):

Pulmonary hemorrhage can be arbitrarily divided into two broad groups and several subtypes

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