Quiz: Pulmonary-Renal Syndrome
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Pulmonary-renal syndrome affects both the lungs and kidneys. This disorder causes bleeding into the lungs (diffuse alveolar hemorrhage) along with damage to the microscopic blood vessels in the kidney (glomerulonephritis). Which of the following is almost always the cause of this syndrome?

  • A.

    An autoimmune disorder (a condition in which the body mistakenly attacks its own tissues)

  • B.

    A genetic abnormality

  • C.

    An injury to the lung and/or kidney

  • D.

    Severe, chronic hypertension (high blood pressure)

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