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Primary interstitial lung disease specific to childhood due to pulmonary surfactant protein anomalies

Disease definition

A group of interstitial lung diseases (ILD) induced by genetic mutations disrupting surfactant function and gas exchange in the lung. The disorders caused by these mutations affect full-term infants and older children and exhibit considerable overlap in their clinical and histologic presentation.


Classification level: Group of disorders
  • Synonym(s):
    • Primary ILD specific to childhood due to pulmonary surfactant protein anomalies
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