Hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Disease description

A common interstitial lung disease caused by hypersensitivity reactions of PULMONARY ALVEOLI after inhalation of and sensitization to environmental antigens of microbial, animal, or chemical sources. The disease is characterized by lymphocytic alveolitis and granulomatous pneumonitis. Year introduced: 1977

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Changes in PH in exhaled breath condensate after specific bronchial challenge test in patients with chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis: a prospective study. BMC Pulm Med 2015 I. Ojanguren, MJ. Cruz, A. Villar, M. Sanchez-Ortiz, F. Morell, X. Munoz
BMC Pulm Med 2015 Sep;15:109. PubMed:26420256

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MeSH information

MeSH ID D000542
MeSH name Alveolitis, Extrinsic Allergic