Extrinsic allergic alveolitis

Ismail, T.; McSharry, C.; Boyd, G.

Respirology 11(3): 262-268

2006


ISSN/ISBN: 1323-7799
PMID: 16635083
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2006.00839.x
Accession: 010649194

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Abstract
This chapter provides an overview on the various clinical forms of extrinsic allergic alveolitis (i.e., farmer's lung, bird fancier's lung, mushroom worker's lung, bagassosis, malt worker's lung, ventilation pneumonitis). In addition, its pathology, immunopathogenesis, clinical features, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment are briefly discussed.

Extrinsic allergic alveolitis