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What is Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis?

What is Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis?

  • Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis: A rare disorder involving bleeding into the lungs which can eventually cause damage to the lungs.

Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis, or a subtype of Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis: Introduction

Types of Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis:

Broader types of Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis:

How serious is Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis?

Complications of Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis: see complications of Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis

What causes Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis?

Causes of Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis: see causes of Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis

What are the symptoms of Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis?

Symptoms of Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis: see symptoms of Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis

Complications of Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis: see complications of Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis

Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis: see treatments for Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis
Research for Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis: see research for Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis

Name and Aliases of Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis

Main name of condition: Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis

Other names or spellings for Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis:

pulmonary idiopathic hemosiderosis, Hemosiderosis, pulmonary, with deficiency of gamma-a globulin, Alveolar hypoventilation syndrome, Pulmonary hemosiderosis

Alveolar hypoventilation syndrome, Hemosiderosis, pulmonary, with deficiency of gamma-a globulin, Pulmonary hemosiderosis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis: Related Conditions

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