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Table 3 Evolution of the patients with pulmonary hemosiderosis

From: Pulmonary hemosiderosis in children with Down syndrome: a national experience

  Total (32 patients)* non-DS group (23 patients)* DS group (9 patients) P-value
n (%) n (%) n (%)
No relapses 13 (40.6%) 10 (43.4%) 3 (33.3%) 0.7
Relapses 19 (59.3%) 13 (56.5%) 6 (67%) 0.46
Pulmonary arterial hypertension 5 (14.7%) 0 5 (55%) 0.0003
Death 3 (9%) 0 3 (33%) 0.0003
  1. Abbreviations: DS down syndrome
  2. *Missing data for 2 patients in the non-DS group