Praveen Rudraraju, MD



Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage in a patient with SLE

March 01, 2007

The authors present a case in which the initial manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) was diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH), which is a rare presentation that carries a high risk of death. The patient failed to respond to standard therapy but was successfully treated with plasmapheresis.