High-resolution computed tomography of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis.


Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis (PAM) is a rare disease. It has been reported predominantly in Turkey. We report a case of PAM with characteristic high-resolution computed tomography (CT) findings. A 45-year-old Taiwanese woman had progressive difficulty in breathing for 7 years. Her chest radiographs showed diffuse high-density micronodules and reticular… (More)