Goodpasture’s disease, anti-glomerular basement antibody disease, or anti-GBM disease
What is Goodpasture's Syndrome ?
A rare autoimmune disease in which antibodies attack our own lungs and kidneys. Bleeding from the lungs.
An insult to the blood vessels taking blood from and to the lungs could establish anti-glomerular basement membrane to come into contact with the alveoli. The insult could be due to exposure to various chemicals like metal dust inhalation, smoke, hydrocarbons, cocaine, etc.
High-oxygen environments are also known to cause this syndrome.
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