[Lobar restricted nodular form of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis]

Zentralbl Chir. 1992;117(6):351-4.
[Article in German]


A case report of a 53-year-old man with lobar restricted pulmonary alveolar proteinosis is presented. The way from an accidental X-ray examination until the final histological diagnosis of the specimen taken at operation is followed. Typical diagnostic pitfalls are discussed.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lung / pathology*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis / pathology*
  • Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis / surgery
  • Pulmonary Alveoli / pathology