Tag diffuse alveolar haemorrhage
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Diffuse Alveolar Haemorrhage

Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage is an acute, life-threatening event, and repeated episodes can lead to organizing pneumonia, collagen deposition in small airways, and, ultimately, fibrosis
Pulmonary Puzzler 340

Rapid descent

A 30 year old male presents with a 3 day history of fevers and increasing breathlessness. On presentation he is noted to be severely hypoxic with sats of 80% on room air. The following chest X-ray is obtained: