Timothy J. Vece

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Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has diffuse alveolar hemorrhage? What are the typical findings for this disease? The lung has a dual blood supply: a low-pressure, high-capacitance pulmonary circulation and a high-pressure, low-capacitance bronchial circulation. Bleeding from the pulmonary circulation results in diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH). Although massive…

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