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Association pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, lymphangioleiomyomatosis, amyloidosis

Friday 22 April 2011

Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP), lymphangioleyomiomatosis (LAM) and amyloidosis are three unrelated diseases of rare occurrence, with characteristic histopathological features.


- Rare diffuse diseases of the lung. Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, lymphangioleiomyomatosis, amyloidosis. Morbini P, Guddo F, Contini P, Luisetti M, Schiavina M, Zompatori M. Pathologica. 2010 Dec;102(6):547-56. PMID: 21428118