alveolocapillary

alveolocapillary

/al·ve·o·lo·cap·il·la·ry/ (al-ve″o-lo-kap´ĭ-lar″e) pertaining to the pulmonary alveoli and capillaries.
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Its pathogenesis is characterized by widespread alveolocapillary wall damage and increased permeability of lung vessels related to alveolar and interstistial edema.
The lung becomes flooded as its alveolocapillary membranes leak, and the alveoli fill with body fluids.
For proper patient management and prognosis, CCAM type 3 must be distinguished from other types of CCAM and from alveolocapillary dysplasia.
This may results from the development of plexiform lesions, the typical hystopathological finding in PAH, which lead to obstruction and obliteration of arterioles by exuberant muscular cell growth of the media, and from the monoclonal proliferation of endothelial cells leading to alveolocapillary membrane thickening.