C. Komal Jaipaul

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Pseudogout

I. What every physician needs to know. Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD) deposition can be asymptomatic or, alternatively, may present in a number of ways. Pseudogout, which affects approximately 25% of people with CPPD deposition disease, is one such manifestation of CPPD. This chapter will not discuss CPPD in its entirety but rather will focus on…

Transfusion-related acute lung injury

Transfusion-related acute lung injury I. What every physician needs to know. Transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI) denotes acute respiratory distress that develops within 6 hours of a transfusion of a plasma-rich blood product. Physiologically it is similar to other forms of acute lung injury (ALI) or acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and typically presents as…

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