Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

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Diagnosis possible

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Bilateral diffuse reticulonodular patten is seen symmetrically in both lungs.

HRCT reveals patchy ground-glass opacities and interlobular septal thickening giving rise to so-called crazy paving pattern, suggestive of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis.

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