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Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


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Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.719
Unique ID
D011649
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011649
Scope Note
A PULMONARY ALVEOLI-filling disease, characterized by dense phospholipoproteinaceous deposits in the alveoli, cough, and DYSPNEA. This disease is often related to, congenital or acquired, impaired processing of PULMONARY SURFACTANTS by alveolar macrophages, a process dependent on GRANULOCYTE-MACROPHAGE COLONY-STIMULATING FACTOR.
Entry Version
PULM ALVEOLAR PROTEINOSIS
Entry Term(s)
Alveolar Proteinoses, Pulmonary
Alveolar Proteinosis, Pulmonary
Proteinoses, Pulmonary Alveolar
Proteinosis, Pulmonary Alveolar
Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinoses
NLM Classification #
WF 600
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis Preferred
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