An atypical cause of dyspnea


      • Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis is characterized by accumulation of lipoproteinaceous material in the pulmonary alveoli
      • The opalescent milky BAL fluid and the crazy paving pattern on CT-scan are highly suggestive of the diagnosis
      • Patients with pulmonary alveolar proteinosis are at increased risk of opportunistic bacterial and fungal infections.


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