Klin Padiatr 2011; 223(06): 376-377
DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1287819
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Idiopathic Pulmonary Hemosiderosis – a Severe Differential Diagnosis of Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage

Idiopathische pulmonale Hämosiderose – eine diagnostische Herausforderung
F. Koerber
E. Rietschel
M. Feldkötter
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Publication Date:
03 November 2011 (online)


Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis (IPH) is a rare disorder mostly occurring in children and characterized by the triad of pulmonary infiltrates, anemia and hemoptysis (Virchow R, Berlin 1864).