Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

Case Discussion

Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) is a lung disease characterised by abnormal intra alveolar accumulation of surfactant-like lipoproteinaceous material 1.

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Case information

rID: 14898
Published: 3rd Sep 2011
Last edited: 13th Oct 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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