Pulmonary hemorrhage

Last revised by Dr Daniel J Bell on 08 Feb 2021

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

See also

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: gross pathology
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  • Case 1: localized pulmonary hemorrhage
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  • Case 2
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  • Case 3
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  • Case 4: Goodpasture syndrome
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  • Case 5
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