Rasika Chepuri

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Alveolar Hemorrhage Syndromes (Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage)

What every physician needs to know: Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH) is a life-threatening disorder characterized clinically by the presence of hemoptysis, falling hematocrit, diffuse pulmonary infiltrates and hypoxemic respiratory failure. DAH should be considered a medical emergency due to the morbidity and mortality associated with failure to treat the disorder promptly. The treatment of DAH…

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