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Computed tomography appearances of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis.

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Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical Radiology
0009-9260
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
40
Issue
3
Pages
240–243
Identifiers
PMID: 2752679
Source
Medline

Abstract

The computed tomography appearances of six patients with pulmonary alveolar proteinosis are reported. In all patients the appearances are similar and are unlike pulmonary opacities in any other disease; in one patient they suggested the diagnosis. The CT appearances correlate well with histology and demonstrate septal thickening within lung involved by the disease.

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