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Secondary pulmonary alveolar proteinosis in GATA-2 deficiency (MonoMAC syndrome)
  1. Fazal I Raziq1,
  2. Ahmed Abubaker2,
  3. Eric Smith3 and
  4. Mohammed Uddin4
  1. 1Department of Medicine, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
  2. 2Department of Infectious Diseases, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
  3. 3Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, Michigan, USA
  4. 4Departement of Medicine, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Fazal I Raziq; Iraziq.fazal462{at}


We present here a case of a 29-year-old woman with a medical history of GATA-2 deficiency, who was under treatment for Mycobacterium avium intracellulare pneumonia. She presented with worsening dyspnoea with cough and fever. It was initially thought she had pneumonia but she was later diagnosed with Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis (PAP).

  • bronchitis
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • pneumonia (respiratory medicine)
  • lung function
  • interstitial lung disease

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  • Contributors The case report was written by FIR. The editions were made by AA, ES, and MU.

  • 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.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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

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