Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
"Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A PULMONARY ALVEOLI-filling disease, characterized by dense phospholipoproteinaceous deposits in the alveoli, cough, and DYSPNEA. This disease is often related to, congenital or acquired, impaired processing of PULMONARY SURFACTANTS by alveolar macrophages, a process dependent on GRANULOCYTE-MACROPHAGE COLONY-STIMULATING FACTOR.
|Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
- Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
- Alveolar Proteinosis, Pulmonary
- Proteinosis, Pulmonary Alveolar
- Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinoses
- Alveolar Proteinoses, Pulmonary
- Proteinoses, Pulmonary Alveolar
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