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|Title:||Idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis - A case report|
Idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis
|Source:||Ng, S.C.Y., Lee, B.W., Chia, F. (1998). Idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis - A case report. Singapore Medical Journal 39 (5) : 211-214. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||Idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis (IPH) is a disorder characterised by the triad of haemoptysis, diffuse parenchymal infiltrates on chest roentgenogram and iron-deficiency anaemia. It is a diagnosis of exclusion and the prognosis is bleak despite the varied management options. We report a case of IPH occurring in a child who presented at four months of age with cough, wheeze, haemoptysis and pallor and whose symptoms are currently controlled with high-dose inhaled budesonide and low-dose oral prednisolone.|
|Source Title:||Singapore Medical Journal|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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