The 23-year-old was taken to Newcastle's Freeman Hospital at the end of 2009 with breathing difficulties and was eventually diagnosed with pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, a rare lung problem caused by the deficiency syndrome.
What does PAP stand for?
PAP stands for Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
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- Protected Audio Path (Microsoft)
- Provider Access Point (ITU)
- Psychiatry and Allied Professions
- Public Access Profile
- Public Administration Project
- Public Advisory Council
- Public Art Policy (various locations)
- Public Awareness Program (various locations)
- Publicly Available Price (Cap)
- Publish Ahead of Print
- Pulmonary Arterial Pressure
- Pulmonary Artery Pressure
- Purity, Aid, & Progress (Loyal Order of Moose)
- Purple Acid Phosphatase
- Push Access Protocol (WAP)
- Pokeweed Antiviral Protein from Seeds
- Pulmonary Artery Pressure to Systemic Artery Pressure
- PDGFA-Associated Protein 1
- Phone Adapter with 2 Phone Ports (Linksys)
- Phosphatidic Acid Phosphatase Type 2A
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They address diseases like Marfan and Goodpasture's syndromes, sarcoidosis, autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia, Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome, primary ciliary dyskinesia, cystic fibrosis, scleroderma lung disease, and alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, and their epidemiology, genetic basis and molecular pathogenesis, animal models, clinical presentation, diagnosis, conventional management and treatment strategies, and future therapies and directions.
PULMONARY ALVEOLAR PROTEINOSIS Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) is a rare disorder of alveolar accumulation of lipoproteinaceous surfactant components.
Update on the clinical diagnosis, management, and pathogenesis of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (phospholipidosis).
There are few reports of these lesions in pulmonary disorders unrelated to endogenous lipoid pneumonia, pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, or cholesterol pneumonia.