Successful pregnancy after spontaneous remission of familial pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 1995 Dec;63(2):191-3. doi: 10.1016/0301-2115(95)02237-6.


In this report we describe a case of a successful pregnancy in a 19-year-old patient suffering from the familial form of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, a very rare pulmonary disorder. The pregnancy course was complicated by preterm labour. The outcome and management are discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infant, Premature
  • Male
  • Obstetric Labor, Premature
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Complications*
  • Pregnancy Outcome*
  • Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis / complications
  • Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis / genetics*
  • Remission, Spontaneous
  • Tocolysis