An incident case of primary acquired pulmonary alveolar proteinosis.
This is a case of a primary acquired pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) in an asymptomatic patient, on the waiting list for kidney transplantation, confirmed on lung biopsy and by identifying anti-GM-CSF antibodies.
Department of Pulmonology, UZ Brussel, Brussels, Belgium. Eef.Vanderhelst@uzbrussel.be
SourceActa clinica Belgica 67:2 pg 135-6
Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Pub Type(s)Case Reports