Serial Lung Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Monitor Disease Progression in a Child With a Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage Syndrome

Mohammed Kaleel, Craig Schramm, Melanie Pascal, Michael O’Louglin, Melanie Sue Collins

Abstract


Serial lung magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was performed in a child with diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH). To minimize radiation exposure with conventional serial chest computerized tomography (CT), serial MRIs of the lungs were used. This effectively monitored her disease process as well as detected acute hemorrhage after 5 years remission.




J Clin Med Res. 2015;7(4):267-269
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/jocmr1962w

Keywords


Interstitial lung disease; Children; MRI; CT scan; Monitoring; Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage

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