Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage syndromes in children.

  title={Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage syndromes in children.},
  author={Sarat C Susarla and Leland L. Fan},
  journal={Current opinion in pediatrics},
  volume={19 3},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW In this review we discuss the changing concepts of diffuse alveolar hemorrhage in children in terms of an expanded differential diagnosis and new approaches to diagnosis and treatment. RECENT FINDINGS More commonly found in adults, pulmonary capillaritis, an immune-mediated form of diffuse alveolar hemorrhage often associated with systemic disease, has been recently reported in children. In a series of eight children with pulmonary capillaritis, serology for immune-mediated… CONTINUE READING


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