Propylthiouracil-related diffuse alveolar hemorrhage with negative serologies and without capillaritis.

Abstract

Propylthiouracil (PTU) has been held responsible for diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH) with positive antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) and capillaritis. We describe a case of a 23-year-old pregnant female with Grave's disease treated with PTU who presented with flu-like symptoms and progressive dyspnea. Open lung biopsy showed DAH without evidence… (More)

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