pulmonary capillaritis

necrotising alveolar capillaritis

A histologic finding of uncertain pathogenesis characterised by fibrinoid necrosis of alveolar septae, and which is associated with collagen vascular disease and pulmonary haemorrhage.

pulmonary capillaritis

Necrotizing alveolar capillaritis, see there.
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Although pulmonary capillaritis is a histopathologic diagnosis that is not pathognomonic of a specific disorder, its presence typically raises the possibility of an underlying systemic vasculitis or collagen vascular disease.
Pulmonary capillaritis is not a pattern specifically included in the Pneumotox On Line (http://www.
Because, to the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of MMF-induced alveolar hemorrhage with pulmonary capillaritis in the English literature, with a mechanism of action that is indeterminate, it is more likely that this is an idiosyncratic reaction.
Pulmonary capillaritis and alveolar hemorrhage: update on diagnosis and management.
Here, we report a patient who had a previous MPA diagnosis with pulmonary capillaritis, no renal involvement and positive p-ANCA testing and new developing coexistence of RA with this vasculitis.
Due to bronchoscopic alveolar hemorrhage, a lung biopsy was performed and the results of histological examination were consistent with pulmonary capillaritis.
Abstract: Pulmonary capillaritis presenting as diffuse alveolar hemorrhage is a rare manifestation in patients with IgA nephropathy.
Key Words: pulmonary capillaritis, diffuse alveolar hemorrhage, IgA nephropathy
Pulmonary capillaritis is a rare systemic manifestation of IgA nephropathy that can result in life-threatening diffuse alveolar hemorrhage.
87-89) Pulmonary capillaritis and pulmonary hypertension have rarely been reported in PM/DM.
Isolated pulmonary capillaritis and diffuse alveolar hemorrhage in rheumatoid arthritis and mixed connective tissue disease.
MICROSCOPIC POLYANGIITIS (MPA) is a systemic, small-vessel vasculitis, primarily associated with necrotizing glomerulonephritis and pulmonary capillaritis.

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