Author Archives: Alejandra Viviescas, PhD.

AAV Linked to Bleeding and Iron Deposits in Lungs in Case Study

ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) can cause recurrent bleeding in the lungs, which manifest as hemosiderosis — an excessive accumulation of iron deposits in tissues — and lung nodules, a case report suggests. The study, “Pathological and Radiological Correlation in Prolonged Myeloperoxidase Anti-neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody-related Diffuse Alveolar Hemosiderosis,”…