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How do other illnesses affect pulmonary alveolar proteinosis?

Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) is a serious lung condition that affects a wide-range of individuals. PAP primarily affects the lungs and renders the overall respiratory system vulnerable. Infections-particularly respiratory and blood-borne-can severely worsen usual PAP symptoms.

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