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Hereditary pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
Congenital pulmonary alveolar proteinosis is a very rare primary interstitial lung disease due to pulmonary surfactant accumulation within the alveolar macrophages and alveoli, characterized by a variable clinical course ranging from an asymptomatic clinical presentation and spontaneous remission, to symptoms such as dyspnea and cough, or to severe respiratory failure.
- Clinical practice guidelines
- Français (2017)