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CASE REPORT
Pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis (PPFE) treated with lung transplantation and review of the literature
  1. Muhammad Sajawal Ali1,
  2. Vijaya Sivalingam Ramalingam1,
  3. George Haasler2 and
  4. Kenneth Presberg1
  1. 1 Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
  2. 2 Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Vijaya Sivalingam Ramalingam, vramalingam{at}mcw.edu

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  • Contributors MSA and VSR conceived the idea and design of this case report. MSA performed the literature search. All authors (MSA, VSR, GH and KP) contributed to the drafting of the manuscript, read the final manuscript and provided their approval.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors MSA and VSR conceived the idea and design of this case report. MSA performed the literature search. All authors (MSA, VSR, GH and KP) contributed to the drafting of the manuscript, read the final manuscript and provided their approval.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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