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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis acquired


Other Names for this Disease
  • PAP
  • Pulmonary alveolar lipoproteinosis acquired
  • PAP acquired
  • Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis autoimmune
  • aPAP
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Other Names for this Disease
  • PAP
  • Pulmonary alveolar lipoproteinosis acquired
  • PAP acquired
  • Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis autoimmune
  • aPAP
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.