#clinical pearls – Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage

Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage includes a broad differential diagnosis and can reflect a severe systemic illness. There are three broad patterns associated with DAH: vasculitis/capillaritis; “bland” pulmonary hemorrhage; alveolar bleeding associated with another condition. The table below is from The Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine with a list of the diagnosis associated with DAH. Click on the table to read the rest of the review article! (Thanks to Dr. Ben Jenny (PGY-02) for the reference)DAH