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Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis

Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis: Introduction

Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis: A rare form of lung disease characterized by tiny deposits of calcium phosphate throughout the alveoli in the lungs. The abnormal depositions may start at any age and the condition may progress very slowly with no symptoms for years or even decades. Cases which involve rapid progression or early onset are very uncommon. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis is available below.

Symptoms of Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis

Treatments for Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis

  • There is no clearly defined treatment for the condition but disodium editronate administration has proved beneficial in one reported case involving a child
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Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis: Complications

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Causes of Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis

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Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or more »

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Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis: Rare Types

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Definitions of Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis

  1. Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Alternative Treatments
  6. Misdiagnosis
  7. Home Testing
  8. Types
  9. Complications

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