Lung-kidney syndrome.

Luísa Valle, Sofia Pimenta, Patrícia Pinto, Carmen Valbuena, Manuela Dias, F Carneiro Chaves

Abstract


The lung-kidney syndrome is characterized by the coexistence of glomerulonephritis and pulmonary hemorrhage. However these manifestations can define different pathologies. The association of diffuse pulmonary hemorrhage, glomerulonephritis and circulating anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies define Goodpasture syndrome. We report a case of Goodpasture syndrome with review of the literature.

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