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Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

"Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 59 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2010
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.