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Secondary pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

Disease definition

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.

ORPHA:420259

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Secondary PAP
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: -
  • ICD-10: J84.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -
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