Secondary pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

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Secondary pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

Synonyms: Secondary PAP

A rare acquired interstitial lung disease characterized by alveolar surfactant accumulation cough progressive dyspnea and respiratory insufficiency. The disease may be secondary to hematological disorder toxic inhalation and infection or may occur within the setting of immunosuppression after transplantation.

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