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Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis presenting with chronic cough.
  1. I. Türktas,
  2. S. Saribas,
  3. F. Balkanci
  1. Dr Sami Ulus Children's Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.


    A case of a 10 year old boy with pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis is presented. Although most children with this disease are asymptomatic, our patient had persistent cough for more than 3 years. It is likely that his chronic cough was a direct consequence of the disease.

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