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Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis with pectus excavatum. Case report.

Authors
  • Hasan, S
  • Cevat, O
  • Sami, C
  • Tahir, Y
  • Mehmet, G
  • Sadi, S G
Type
Published Article
Journal
Indian journal of medical sciences
Publication Date
Sep 01, 1994
Volume
48
Issue
9
Pages
199–200
Identifiers
PMID: 7806303
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis is a rare disease of unknown etiology. There is a formation of calcific bodies within the alveoli. The X-Ray shows extensive infiltration of both lungs. So far less than 100 cases were reported. However, we are unware of a case with pectus excavatum. In this report we discuss a case of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis with pectus excavatum, and its treatment and medical intervention.

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