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6 out of 7
 

Not seen in idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis (AIPG 2009)



A Eosinopenia

B Iron deficiency anemia

C Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage

D Hemoptysis

Ans. A

Eosinopenia

Idiopathic Pulmonary Hemosiderosis (IPH)

IPH is a disorder of unknown etiology characterized by recurrent episodes of Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage (DAH)

It has been classically characterized by the triad of

1). Iron deficiency Anemia

2). Hemoptysis

3). Alveolar infiltrates on chest radiographs