Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis

What is Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis?

Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis is a respiratory disease due to repeated episodes of diffuse alveolar hemorrhage without any underlying apparent cause, most often in children. Anemia, cough, and pulmonary infiltrates on chest radiographs are found in majority of the patients.

Age of Onset

  • Childhood
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