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Alveolar proteinosis

Alveolar proteinosis (Pap) is a rare disease with unknown cause. It is characterized by insoluble phospholipid protein deposition in the alveoli. The main clinical symptoms are shortness of breath, cough and expectoration. Chest X-ray showed diffuse infiltration shadow of both lungs. Pathological examination showed that the alveoli were filled with protein like substances positive for Schiff periodate (PAS).

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