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.
A process in which normal lung tissues are progressively replaced by FIBROBLASTS and COLLAGEN causing an irreversible loss of the ability to transfer oxygen into the bloodstream via PULMONARY ALVEOLI. Patients show progressive DYSPNEA finally resulting in death.
A form of alveolitis or pneumonitis due to an acquired hypersensitivity to inhaled avian antigens, usually proteins in the dust of bird feathers and droppings.
Washing liquid obtained from irrigation of the lung, including the BRONCHI and the PULMONARY ALVEOLI. It is generally used to assess biochemical, inflammatory, or infection status of the lung.
Small polyhedral outpouchings along the walls of the alveolar sacs, alveolar ducts and terminal bronchioles through the walls of which gas exchange between alveolar air and pulmonary capillary blood takes place.
Washing out of the lungs with saline or mucolytic agents for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. It is very useful in the diagnosis of diffuse pulmonary infiltrates in immunosuppressed patients.
A form of alveolitis or pneumonitis due to an acquired hypersensitivity to inhaled antigens associated with farm environment. Antigens in the farm dust are commonly from bacteria actinomycetes (SACCHAROPOLYSPORA and THERMOACTINOMYCES), fungi, and animal proteins in the soil, straw, crops, pelts, serum, and excreta.
Either of the pair of organs occupying the cavity of the thorax that effect the aeration of the blood.
A chronic multi-system disorder of CONNECTIVE TISSUE. It is characterized by SCLEROSIS in the SKIN, the LUNGS, the HEART, the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, the KIDNEYS, and the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM. Other important features include diseased small BLOOD VESSELS and AUTOANTIBODIES. The disorder is named for its most prominent feature (hard skin), and classified into subsets by the extent of skin thickening: LIMITED SCLERODERMA and DIFFUSE SCLERODERMA.
Sarcoidosis affecting predominantly the lungs, the site most frequently involved and most commonly causing morbidity and mortality in sarcoidosis. Pulmonary sarcoidosis is characterized by sharply circumscribed granulomas in the alveolar, bronchial, and vascular walls, composed of tightly packed cells derived from the mononuclear phagocyte system. The clinical symptoms when present are dyspnea upon exertion, nonproductive cough, and wheezing. (Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p431)
A condition sometimes occurring after tooth extraction, particularly after traumatic extraction, resulting in a dry appearance of the exposed bone in the socket, due to disintegration or loss of the blood clot. It is basically a focal osteomyelitis without suppuration and is accompanied by severe pain (alveolalgia) and foul odor. (Dorland, 28th ed)
The maintenance of certain aspects of the environment within a defined space to facilitate the function of that space; aspects controlled include air temperature and motion, radiant heat level, moisture, and concentration of pollutants such as dust, microorganisms, and gases. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
An idiopathic systemic inflammatory granulomatous disorder comprised of epithelioid and multinucleated giant cells with little necrosis. It usually invades the lungs with fibrosis and may also involve lymph nodes, skin, liver, spleen, eyes, phalangeal bones, and parotid glands.
Measurement of the various processes involved in the act of respiration: inspiration, expiration, oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange, lung volume and compliance, etc.
The washing of a body cavity or surface by flowing water or solution for therapy or diagnosis.
Pathological processes involving any part of the LUNG.
A heterogeneous group of disorders, some hereditary, others acquired, characterized by abnormal structure or function of one or more of the elements of connective tissue, i.e., collagen, elastin, or the mucopolysaccharides.
A diverse group of lung diseases that affect the lung parenchyma. They are characterized by an initial inflammation of PULMONARY ALVEOLI that extends to the interstitium and beyond leading to diffuse PULMONARY FIBROSIS. Interstitial lung diseases are classified by their etiology (known or unknown causes), and radiological-pathological features.
A form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of asbestos fibers which elicit potent inflammatory responses in the parenchyma of the lung. The disease is characterized by interstitial fibrosis of the lung, varying from scattered sites to extensive scarring of the alveolar interstitium.
Earth or other matter in fine, dry particles. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in the air. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.
A glucocorticoid with the general properties of the corticosteroids. It is the drug of choice for all conditions in which routine systemic corticosteroid therapy is indicated, except adrenal deficiency states.
The amount of a gas taken up, by the pulmonary capillary blood from the alveolar gas, per minute per unit of average pressure of the gradient of the gas across the BLOOD-AIR BARRIER.
A sulfanilamide antibacterial agent.
Antibodies which elicit IMMUNOPRECIPITATION when combined with antigen.
The volume of air that is exhaled by a maximal expiration following a maximal inspiration.
Group of diseases mediated by the deposition of large soluble complexes of antigen and antibody with resultant damage to tissue. Besides SERUM SICKNESS and the ARTHUS REACTION, evidence supports a pathogenic role for immune complexes in many other IMMUNE SYSTEM DISEASES including GLOMERULONEPHRITIS, systemic lupus erythematosus (LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS, SYSTEMIC) and POLYARTERITIS NODOSA.
Round, granular, mononuclear phagocytes found in the alveoli of the lungs. They ingest small inhaled particles resulting in degradation and presentation of the antigen to immunocompetent cells.
A family of gram-positive, saprophytic bacteria occurring in soil and aquatic environments.
Ratio of T-LYMPHOCYTES that express the CD4 ANTIGEN to those that express the CD8 ANTIGEN. This value is commonly assessed in the diagnosis and staging of diseases affecting the IMMUNE SYSTEM including HIV INFECTIONS.
Common name for one of five species of small PARROTS, containing long tails.
A product of hard secondary xylem composed of CELLULOSE, hemicellulose, and LIGNANS, that is under the bark of trees and shrubs. It is used in construction and as a source of CHARCOAL and many other products.
Measurement of the amount of air that the lungs may contain at various points in the respiratory cycle.
A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, straight rods which are motile by peritrichous flagella. Most strains produce a yellow pigment. This organism is isolated from plant surfaces, seeds, soil, and water, as well as from animals and human wounds, blood, and urine. (From Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 9th ed)
Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.
Oils which are used in industrial or commercial applications.
Granular leukocytes having a nucleus with three to five lobes connected by slender threads of chromatin, and cytoplasm containing fine inconspicuous granules and stainable by neutral dyes.
Unstable isotopes of gallium that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. Ga atoms with atomic weights 63-68, 70 and 72-76 are radioactive gallium isotopes.
Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.
Organic salts of cyanic acid containing the -OCN radical.
Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
Diseases in persons engaged in cultivating and tilling soil, growing plants, harvesting crops, raising livestock, or otherwise engaged in husbandry and farming. The diseases are not restricted to farmers in the sense of those who perform conventional farm chores: the heading applies also to those engaged in the individual activities named above, as in those only gathering harvest or in those only dusting crops.
A genus of gram-positive bacteria whose spores are round to oval and covered by a sheath.
Infection of the lung often accompanied by inflammation.
The number of WHITE BLOOD CELLS per unit volume in venous BLOOD. A differential leukocyte count measures the relative numbers of the different types of white cells.
A technetium imaging agent used in renal scintigraphy, computed tomography, lung ventilation imaging, gastrointestinal scintigraphy, and many other procedures which employ radionuclide imaging agents.
The number of CELLS of a specific kind, usually measured per unit volume or area of sample.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.
The complex formed by the binding of antigen and antibody molecules. The deposition of large antigen-antibody complexes leading to tissue damage causes IMMUNE COMPLEX DISEASES.
Colloids with a gaseous dispersing phase and either liquid (fog) or solid (smoke) dispersed phase; used in fumigation or in inhalation therapy; may contain propellant agents.
The surgical removal of a tooth. (Dorland, 28th ed)
A form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhaled rare metal BERYLLIUM or its soluble salts which are used in a wide variety of industry including alloys, ceramics, radiographic equipment, and vacuum tubes. Berylliosis is characterized by an acute inflammatory reaction in the upper airway leading to BRONCHIOLITIS; PULMONARY EDEMA; and pneumonia.
Antigen-type substances that produce immediate hypersensitivity (HYPERSENSITIVITY, IMMEDIATE).
X-ray visualization of the chest and organs of the thoracic cavity. It is not restricted to visualization of the lungs.
Difficult or labored breathing.
Epicutaneous or intradermal application of a sensitizer for demonstration of either delayed or immediate hypersensitivity. Used in diagnosis of hypersensitivity or as a test for cellular immunity.
Removal and pathologic examination of specimens in the form of small pieces of tissue from the living body.
White blood cells formed in the body's lymphoid tissue. The nucleus is round or ovoid with coarse, irregularly clumped chromatin while the cytoplasm is typically pale blue with azurophilic (if any) granules. Most lymphocytes can be classified as either T or B (with subpopulations of each), or NATURAL KILLER CELLS.
A form of hypersensitivity affecting the respiratory tract. It includes ASTHMA and RHINITIS, ALLERGIC, SEASONAL.
The presence of an infectious agent on instruments, prostheses, or other inanimate articles.
Enlargement of air spaces distal to the TERMINAL BRONCHIOLES where gas-exchange normally takes place. This is usually due to destruction of the alveolar wall. Pulmonary emphysema can be classified by the location and distribution of the lesions.
Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the bronchi.
The major immunoglobulin isotype class in normal human serum. There are several isotype subclasses of IgG, for example, IgG1, IgG2A, and IgG2B.
A synthetic anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid derived from CORTISONE. It is biologically inert and converted to PREDNISOLONE in the liver.
The larger air passages of the lungs arising from the terminal bifurcation of the TRACHEA. They include the largest two primary bronchi which branch out into secondary bronchi, and tertiary bronchi which extend into BRONCHIOLES and PULMONARY ALVEOLI.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents by inhaling them.
A classification of lymphocytes based on structurally or functionally different populations of cells.
Inflammation of the large airways in the lung including any part of the BRONCHI, from the PRIMARY BRONCHI to the TERTIARY BRONCHI.
The movement of leukocytes in response to a chemical concentration gradient or to products formed in an immunologic reaction.
The relatively long-lived phagocytic cell of mammalian tissues that are derived from blood MONOCYTES. Main types are PERITONEAL MACROPHAGES; ALVEOLAR MACROPHAGES; HISTIOCYTES; KUPFFER CELLS of the liver; and OSTEOCLASTS. They may further differentiate within chronic inflammatory lesions to EPITHELIOID CELLS or may fuse to form FOREIGN BODY GIANT CELLS or LANGHANS GIANT CELLS. (from The Dictionary of Cell Biology, Lackie and Dow, 3rd ed.)
Disease having a short and relatively severe course.
Antibodies that react with self-antigens (AUTOANTIGENS) of the organism that produced them.
Water-soluble proteins found in egg whites, blood, lymph, and other tissues and fluids. They coagulate upon heating.
Granular leukocytes with a nucleus that usually has two lobes connected by a slender thread of chromatin, and cytoplasm containing coarse, round granules that are uniform in size and stainable by eosin.
Measure of the maximum amount of air that can be expelled in a given number of seconds during a FORCED VITAL CAPACITY determination . It is usually given as FEV followed by a subscript indicating the number of seconds over which the measurement is made, although it is sometimes given as a percentage of forced vital capacity.
Multi-subunit proteins which function in IMMUNITY. They are produced by B LYMPHOCYTES from the IMMUNOGLOBULIN GENES. They are comprised of two heavy (IMMUNOGLOBULIN HEAVY CHAINS) and two light chains (IMMUNOGLOBULIN LIGHT CHAINS) with additional ancillary polypeptide chains depending on their isoforms. The variety of isoforms include monomeric or polymeric forms, and transmembrane forms (B-CELL ANTIGEN RECEPTORS) or secreted forms (ANTIBODIES). They are divided by the amino acid sequence of their heavy chains into five classes (IMMUNOGLOBULIN A; IMMUNOGLOBULIN D; IMMUNOGLOBULIN E; IMMUNOGLOBULIN G; IMMUNOGLOBULIN M) and various subclasses.
Official records of individual deaths including the cause of death certified by a physician, and any other required identifying information.
A range of values for a variable of interest, e.g., a rate, constructed so that this range has a specified probability of including the true value of the variable.
A complex of related glycopeptide antibiotics from Streptomyces verticillus consisting of bleomycin A2 and B2. It inhibits DNA metabolism and is used as an antineoplastic, especially for solid tumors.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.
One or more layers of EPITHELIAL CELLS, supported by the basal lamina, which covers the inner or outer surfaces of the body.
Incorrect diagnoses after clinical examination or technical diagnostic procedures.
A member of the CXC chemokine family that plays a role in the regulation of the acute inflammatory response. It is secreted by variety of cell types and induces CHEMOTAXIS of NEUTROPHILS and other inflammatory cells.
A peptidyl-dipeptidase that catalyzes the release of a C-terminal dipeptide, -Xaa-*-Xbb-Xcc, when neither Xaa nor Xbb is Pro. It is a Cl(-)-dependent, zinc glycoprotein that is generally membrane-bound and active at neutral pH. It may also have endopeptidase activity on some substrates. (From Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992) EC 3.4.15.1.
The range or frequency distribution of a measurement in a population (of organisms, organs or things) that has not been selected for the presence of disease or abnormality.

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis: experimental production in calves with antigens of Micropolyspora faeni. (1/291)

Pneumonitis was induced in calves by exposure to aerosols of Micropolyspora faeni with or without prior sensitization of the animals by subcutaneous injection of antigen. The pneumonitis primarily involved centrolobular areas and was characterized by alveolar septal thickening and loss of air space by cellular infiltration. Vasculitis and focal haemorrhage occurred in certain individuals and haemoproteinaceous exudate appeared within septa and alveolar lumina. The pneumonitis was compared with human farmer's lung, pneumonitis of housed cattle and other experimental hypersensitivity pneumonitides.  (+info)

Mushroom worker's lung resulting from indoor cultivation of Pleurotus osteatus. (2/291)

Indoor cultivation of oyster mushroom Pleurotus osteatus lead to an outbreak of extrinsic allergic alveolitis in two workers. High titer of indirect fluorescent antibody and positive precipitins against basidiospores of P. osteatus were demonstrated in sera of the patients. Mushroom workers should protect themselves from the basidiospores, being aware of their pathogenicity.  (+info)

Compliance and stability of the bronchial wall in a model of allergen-induced lung inflammation. (3/291)

Airway wall remodeling in response to inflammation might alter load on airway smooth muscle and/or change airway wall stability. We therefore determined airway wall compliance and closing pressures in an animal model. Weanling pigs were sensitized to ovalbumin (OVA; ip and sc, n = 6) and were subsequently challenged three times with OVA aerosol. Control pigs received 0.9% NaCl (n = 4) in place of OVA aerosol. Bronchoconstriction in vivo was assessed from lung resistance and dynamic compliance. Semistatic airway compliance was recorded ex vivo in isolated segments of bronchus, after the final OVA aerosol or 0.9% NaCl challenge. Internally or externally applied pressure needed to close bronchial segments was determined in the absence or presence of carbachol (1 microM). Sensitized pig lungs exhibited immediate bronchoconstriction to OVA aerosol and also peribronchial accumulations of monocytes and granulocytes. Compliance was reduced in sensitized bronchi in vitro (P < 0.01), and closing pressures were increased (P < 0.05). In the presence of carbachol, closing pressures of control and sensitized bronchi were not different. We conclude that sensitization and/or inflammation increases airway load and airway stability.  (+info)

Regulatory effects of endogenous protease inhibitors in acute lung inflammatory injury. (4/291)

Inflammatory lung injury is probably regulated by the balance between proteases and protease inhibitors together with oxidants and antioxidants, and proinflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines. Rat tissue inhibitor of metalloprotease-2 (TIMP-2) and secreted leukoprotease inhibitor (SLPI) were cloned, expressed, and shown to be up-regulated at the levels of mRNA and protein during lung inflammation in rats induced by deposition of IgG immune complexes. Using immunoaffinity techniques, endogenous TIMP-2 in the inflamed lung was shown to exist as a complex with 72- and 92-kDa metalloproteinases (MMP-2 and MMP-9). In inflamed lung both TIMP-2 and SLPI appeared to exist as enzyme inhibitor complexes. Lung expression of both TIMP-2 and SLPI appeared to involve endothelial and epithelial cells as well as macrophages. To assess how these endogenous inhibitors might affect the lung inflammatory response, animals were treated with polyclonal rabbit Abs to rat TIMP-2 or SLPI. This intervention resulted in significant intensification of lung injury (as revealed by extravascular leak of albumin) and substantially increased neutrophil accumulation, as determined by cell content in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluids. These events were correlated with increased levels of C5a-related chemotactic activity in BAL fluids, while BAL levels of TNF-alpha and chemokines were not affected by treatment with anti-TIMP-2 or anti-SLPI. The data suggest that endogenous TIMP-2 and SLPI dynamically regulate the intensity of lung inflammatory injury, doing so at least in part by affecting the generation of the inflammatory mediator, C5a.  (+info)

Mycobacterium sp. as a possible cause of hypersensitivity pneumonitis in machine workers. (5/291)

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) in workers exposed to metal removal fluids (MRFs) is increasing. This study supports the hypothesis that aerosolized mycobacteria colonizing the MRFs likely cause the disease. Three case studies of HP outbreaks among metal workers showed potentially high exposures to a rare and newly proposed Mycobacterium species. Retrospective review of samples submitted to our laboratory showed an association between presence of mycobacteria and HP.  (+info)

Expression of mucosa-related integrin alphaEbeta7 on alveolar T cells in interstitial lung diseases. (6/291)

The expression of alphaEbeta7 integrin has been related to the selective retention of lymphocytes in mucosal tissues of gut, urogenital tract and lung. To identify potential disease-associated alphaEbeta7 expression patterns on cells accounting for lymphocytic alveolitis in interstitial lung disease (ILD), alphaE expression on CD4+ and CD8+ T cell subsets was evaluated by dual-colour flow cytometry in peripheral blood and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF; n = 18), hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP; n = 20) and sarcoidosis (n = 44) in comparison with healthy controls (n = 15). In both healthy individuals and all patient groups the proportion of alphaE-bearing T cells in peripheral blood was < 2%, whereas the vast majority of alveolar CD8+ T cells consistently co-expressed alphaE. Absolute alveolar CD8+alphaE+ cell numbers/ml were up to 30-fold increased in HP patients. Proportions of alphaE-bearing CD4+ cells in BALF were significantly elevated in IPF (74.0 +/- 2.7%) and HP (70.0 +/- 2.4%) compared with normals (30.0 +/- 1.8%) (mean +/- s.e.m.; P < 0.01). In sarcoidosis, the alphaE expression on BALF CD4+ cells displayed subgroup dependency: proportions significantly lower than normal were noted in chest radiographic stage I (14.3 +/- 1.5%), but increased proportions in stages II (50.0 +/- 3.8%) and III (64.0 +/- 4.8%). Correlations between common markers of T cell activation or BALF transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta ) bioactivity and alphaE expression were not noted. We conclude that the vast majority of alveolar CD8+ T cells consistently express alphaEbeta7 and that distinct patterns of alphaEbeta7 expression on alveolar CD4+ lymphocytes in sarcoidosis are related to the diverse manifestations of the sarcoid inflammatory process in the lung.  (+info)

Viral infection modulates expression of hypersensitivity pneumonitis. (7/291)

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) is a granulomatous, inflammatory lung disease caused by inhalation of organic Ags, most commonly thermophilic actinomycetes that cause farmer's lung disease. The early response to Ag is an increase in neutrophils in the lung, whereas the late response is a typical Th1-type granulomatous disease. Many patients who develop disease report a recent viral respiratory infection. These studies were undertaken to determine whether viruses can augment the inflammatory responses in HP. C57BL/6 mice were exposed to the thermophilic bacteria Saccharopolyspora rectivirgula (SR) for 3 consecutive days per wk for 3 wk. Some mice were exposed to SR at 2 wk after infection with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), whereas others were exposed to SR after exposure to saline alone or to heat-inactivated RSV. SR-treated mice developed a typical, early neutrophil response and a late granulomatous inflammatory response. Up-regulation of IFN-gamma and IL-2 gene expression was also found during the late response. These responses were augmented by recent RSV infection but not by heat-inactivated RSV. Mice with a previous RSV infection also had a greater early neutrophil response to SR, with increased macrophage inflammatory protein-2 (MIP-2, murine equivalent of IL-8) release in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid. These studies suggest that viral infection can augment both the early and late inflammatory responses in HP.  (+info)

Polarized type 1 cytokine profile in bronchoalveolar lavage T cells of patients with hypersensitivity pneumonitis. (8/291)

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) is characterized by an inflammatory lymphocytic alveolitis comprised of both CD8+ and CD4+ T cells. Animal models suggest that HP is facilitated by overproduction of IFN-gamma, and that IL-10 ameliorates severity of the disease, indicating a Th1-type response. To determine whether a Th1 phenotype in HP also exists clinically, bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) and peripheral blood (PB) T cells were obtained from HP individuals and analyzed for Th1 vs Th2 cytokine profiles. It was determined that soluble OKT3-stimulated BAL T cells cocultured with alveolar macrophages produced more IFN-gamma and less IL-10 than PB T cells cocultured with monocytes, but no difference was observed in IL-4 production. The monocytic cells did not account for this difference, as CD80 and CD86 expressions were similar, and coculturing PB T cells with alveolar macrophages resulted in no difference in IFN-gamma production. Similarly, there was no difference in IL-12 production between stimulated BAL or PB T cells; however, addition of rIL-12 significantly increased production of IFN-gamma by BAL T cells, but not by PB T cells. This effect was due to a difference in IL-12R expression. High affinity IL-12R were only present in association with BAL T cells. These studies indicate that clinical HP is characterized by a predominance of IFN-gamma-producing T cells, perhaps resulting from a reduction in IL-10 production and an increase in high affinity IL-12R compared with blood T cells.  (+info)

Johannes J, Rezayat T, Wallace WD, Lynch JP, Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Associated with Inhaled Exposure to Nylon Powder for 3-D Printing: A Variant of Nylon Flock Workers Lung Disease?, Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2016;193:A7071,http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2016.193.1_MeetingAbstracts.A7071 ...
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To evaluate the manifestations of chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis at radiography and high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT), findings in 16 patients with this disease were reviewed. To ensure objectivity, 50 patients with other chronic infiltrative lung diseases (fibrosing alveolitis [n = 2 …
Objective To estimate the reported incidence of occupational hypersensitivity pneumonitis (OHP) in the UK and to consider whether the pattern of attributed causation has changed over time. Methods All cases of OHP reported to the SWORD scheme between January 1996 and December 2015 were classified into 1 of 10 categories of the suspected agent. Cases were grouped into four 5-year time periods to examine any changing pattern in incidence or suspected causation. For each time period, the annual incidence was calculated using the estimated number of reported cases and the working population of the UK. Results Between 1996 and 2015, there were 202 actual cases of OHP reported to SWORD, equating to an estimated 818 cases, when adjusting for the sampling ratio. Over this period, the annual UK incidence was 1.4 per million workers. The mean (SD) age of reported cases was 52 (13) years, and cases were four-times more likely to be men than women. Over the study period, there was a fall in the proportion ...
This 49 year old patient was admitted with several weeks of worsening dyspnoea and dry cough. He had no history of previous respiratory illness. Further history revealed that several months prior he and his wife installed a hot tub in their bathroom. His HRCT chest showed widespread areas of ground glass opacity. Bronchoalveolar washings grew mycobacterium avium intracellulare (MAI). The diagnosis of hot tub lung was made and the patients symptoms rapidly resolved with corticosteroids. Interestingly, his wife was admitted with similar symptoms a few weeks later.. Hot tub lung is a hypersensitivity pneumonitis to MAI. MAI grows well in high water temperatures and is inhaled when the organism is aerosolised by the bubbles and steam generated from the hot tub. Poor hot tub maintenance with infrequent cleaning and changing of the filters contributes to the disease.. Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (extrinsic allergic alveolitis) is a hypersensitivity reaction to inhaled antigens. In the acute setting ...
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Association between pulmonary disease and IgA nephropathy (IgAN) has been previously reported. However, no association has been reported between hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) and IgAN. Here, we report about a patient with no particular medical history, who experienced worsening dyspnoea in the course of 1 month, with ground-glass opacity on chest CT and no improvement after antibiotic therapy. The patient was diagnosed as having HP based on the history of antigen exposure, detection of Trichosporon asahii-specific antibodies and bronchoscopy findings. Concomitantly, findings of renal biopsy revealed the IgAN diagnosis. The patient underwent corticosteroid therapy, with good outcomes for both HP and IgAN. This is the first report in the literature to describe summer-type HP complicated with IgAN. ...
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis is a condition where the lungs become infalmmed due to exposure to an environmental allergen to which the individual has ben previously sensitized. Symptoms: dyspnea cough The disease may be of chronic nature with symptoms lasting more than a year (Lynch et al, 1995). The disease may be chronic and progressive. In some cases…
Archivos de Bronconeumologia is a scientific journal that preferentially publishes prospective original research articles whose content is based upon results dealing with several aspects of respiratory diseases such as epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinics, surgery, and basic investigation. Other types of articles such as reviews, editorials, a few special articles of interest to the society and the editorial board, scientific letters, letters to the Editor, and clinical images are also published in the Journal. It is a monthly Journal that publishes a total of 12 issues and a few supplements, which contain articles belonging to the different sections ...
Significant advances have been noticed in the pathogenesis and the diagnosis of extrinsic allergic alveolitis during the last few years. Indeed the immune mechanism and the enabling conditions have been more precisely defined, the clinical stages and the diagnosis criterias clearly defined, new antigens incriminated and some etiological agents have been reclassified. The present pathogenic explanation insists on the type IV hypersensitivity reaction with sensitization of T lymphocytes, activation macrophages, the formation of IgG type antibodies and immune complexes, activation of complement and secretion of cytokines. The involvement of certain HLA classes (HLA2, DR3, DRB1, DQB1), interaction of genetics and environments factors, the role of infections agents and smoking have been demonstrated in several studies. The development of news clinical and biological diagnosis criteria have led the discovery of new extrinsic allergic alveolitis in the work places, a better knowledge of the prognostic elements
This patients clinical history and pathology were consistent with subacute hypersensitivity pneumonitis which typically presents with the gradual onset of dyspnoea, cough, and weight loss.1 The chest radiograph may be normal or may have reticulonodular and ground glass infiltrates. The HRCT scan usually contains small nodules with areas of ground glass opacities.5 Air trapping may also be present. The patients HRCT scan was highly suggestive of hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and the pathology was characteristic with findings of interstitial inflammation, bronchiolitis, and non-necrotising granulomas.6 The distribution and appearance of the granulomas were sufficient to distinguish the disease from sarcoidosis and mycobacterial or fungal disease.. BAL fluid lymphocyte subsets can be helpful in diagnosing hypersensitivity pneumonitis in the non-immunocompromised patient, but the interpretation of BAL lymphocyte subsets in the HIV infected patient is less straightforward. Studies have shown a BAL ...
This includes staying up-to-date with your vaccinations, eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly. Type IV hypersensitivity reactions are referred to as delayed and ce ll-mediated. Authors: Deepak Chandra Editors: Sujith Cherian Editors-In-Chief: Robert HostofferYoon KimTimothy CraigChief Medical Reviewer: Beenish BhuttaNurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Lisa Haddad Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Bernadette MakarNurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Dorothy CaputoPharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Mark Pellegrini Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Scott Dulebohn. Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (or extrinsic allergic alveolitis) is a hypersensitivity reaction following exposure to environmental allergens. StatPearls and CUSOM are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Equal Access Institutions. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentation but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a ...
Acute hypersensitivity pneumonitis (a.k.a. acute extrinsic allergic alveolitis) refers to the episodic form of this condition usually happening in just a few hours after the antigen exposure and often recurring with the re-exposure. It represents...
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP), also referred to as extrinsic allergic alveolitis, is a pulmonary disease that occurs due to inhalational exposure to a variety of antigens leading to an inflammatory response of the alveoli and small airways. Systemic manifestations such as fever and fatigue can accompany respiratory symptoms. Although sensitization to an inhaled antigen as manifested by specific circulating IgG antibodies is necessary for the development of HP, sensitization alone is not sufficient as a defining characteristic, because many sensitized individuals do not develop HP. The incidence and prevalence of HP are variable, depending on geography, occupation, avocation, and environment of the cohort being studied. As yet unexplained is the decreased risk of developing HP in smokers. ...
Mayfair Veterinary Clinic, Hobart Allergic alveolitis is a respiratory disease of humans. It is the result of a hypersensitivity to avian antigens. This includes serum, feathers, feather dust, and faecal material. The condition is also called hypersensitivity pneumonitis, bronchiolitis, allergic interstitial pneumonitis, parakeet dander pneumoconiasis, acute psittacokeratopneumoconiosis, and pigeon lung disease. There are acute, subacute, and chronic forms of this disease. The acute form occurs 4 to 8 hours after exposure to a heavy load of avian antigen, such as cleaning out a chook house. Coughing, difficulty breathing, fever, and chills occur. There are rattling sounds when breathing in, and an increase in white blood cells, especially eosinophils. X-rays of the lungs show changes consistent with allergic response. Attacks subside within 24 hours without treatment. The condition is confirmed by the history of exposure and by a skin test. The subacute form results from long-term exposure to a ...
A 41-year-old automobile paint sprayer showed the clinical features of hypersensitivity pneumonitis 1 week after he had begun to work with paint materials containing toluene diisocyanate. His symptoms began 6 to 8 hours after exposure to the agent and spontaneously disappeared by the next morning. He had diffuse, fine reticulonodular shadows on a chest roentgenogram and a restrictive impairment of pulmonary function. Immunoglobulin G antibody to toluene diisocyanate-human serum albumin was present in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and sera; IgA antibody was present only in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid. Also, the patient had sensitized bronchoalveolar lymphocytes to toluene diisocyanateserum albumin. The histologic findings suggested hypersensitivity pneumonitis. The results of bronchoalveolar lavage, which was repeated on four separate occasions, showed lymphocytosis and a predominance of suppressorcytotoxic T cells. The findings from serial determinations of humoral antibodies showed no changes ...
Persensitivity pneumonitis (HP), also known as extrinsic allergic alveolitis, is a complex condition of varying intensity, clinical presentation, and. Results in itchy, red, swollen, and cracked skin. Neutropenia is a reduction in the blood neutrophil count? Atopic dermatitis (AD), also known as atopic eczema, is a type of inflammation of the skin. ContainerTube: Preferred: Red top Acceptable: Serum gel Collection instructions: Draw blood in a plain, red top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Epared by William G! About Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a condition in which, over a period of time, lung tissue becomes thickened, stiff and scarred. Eveland, D.. Cal symptoms of. It is severe, the risk and severity of bacterial and fungal infections increase. Neutropenia is a reduction in the blood neutrophil count. About Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a condition in which, over a period of time, lung tissue becomes ...
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Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) refers to a group of disorders caused by a nonatopic immunologic response to an inhaled agent. In its acute or subacute form, hypersensitivity pneumonitis may be a cause of recurrent pneumonitis.
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Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP), also referred to as extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA), is an inflammatory lung disease resulting from the inhalation and subsequent sensitization to a wide variety of inhaled organic dusts.1-5 HP is not mediated by IgE. It is associated with progressive pulmonary disability, irreversible lung damage, and mortality in some occupational settings.1-5 Patients often present with intermittent chills, fever, cough, and shortness of breath that begin four to eight hours after exposure to the offending dust. Aspergillus mold can be found in soil, foods, fresh water, and other natural sources including compost, barley, tobacco, and Esparto grass dust (stucco).1,3,5 These organisms grow well in decaying organic material at temperatures often attained during decomposition.5Aspergillus mold can also grow on ceiling and walls where water damage has occurred.6. No single laboratory test is diagnostic for hypersensitivity pneumonitis.1-5 Diagnosis is based on a complete ...
Can methods less invasive than SLB, including BAL and TBB, be useful in the diagnosis of IPF? The short answer is no. BAL cellular analysis has been used for many years in the diagnosis of several ILDs. When evaluating individuals with suspected IPF, BAL is useful in excluding other conditions, especially chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis, for which a diagnosis is suggested by a lymphocytosis ,40% [2]. A recent publication of retrospective data reported that 8% of individuals with a HRCT UIP pattern may have BAL features that would point to an alternative diagnosis to IPF [2, 15]. The 2011 guidelines recommend, however, that BAL cellular analysis should not be performed in the diagnostic evaluation of IPF in the majority of individuals, but may be appropriate for a minority. The evidence regarding whether or not BAL adds significantly improved diagnostic specificity is presently unclear [2].. TBB has been shown to be useful in the evaluation of conditions that are predominantly bronchocentric ...
Norman Woodward, 75, a poultry farmer from Sandbach, Cheshire, United Kingdom, died from lung disease after a lifetime exposure to chicken waste.. Coroner, Dr. Geoff Roberts, said Normans illness was linked to his time working with poultry.. Norman became ill and increasingly short of breath after his retirement aged 64.. According to Dr. Roberts, Norman exposure to a number of antigens in poultry over the years resulted to develop him the condition of allergic alveolitis. After continued exposure, he developed the lung disease associated with his occupation, and theres no doubt that these led him to his death, said Dr. Roberts.. His widow Heather told during the court hearing at Crewe Law Courts, Cheshire, that she remember once Norman came covered hand to foot in chicken muck.. According to her, on occasions the silage tower would get blocked and he would have to go and find where the blockage was. All he would wear was his own cap, his boiler suit and his rubber boots.. Theres a very ...
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Activity of superoxide dismutase in guinea pigs bronchi in late periods of experimental allergic alveolitis development and their correction with thiotriazolin
Symptoms of the following disorders can be similar to extrinsic allergic alveolitis. Comparisons may be useful for a differential diagnosis:. Asthma is characterized by breathing difficulty caused by a wide variety of factors, often associated with allergies. In general, the air passages become narrowed and may return to normal spontaneously, although treatment is often necessary. Long-term cases can diminish in severity, depending on the underlying cause and method of treatment. There is no known cure, but attacks may be controlled to various degrees.. Desquamative interstitial pneumonia is a chronic form of pneumonia. The exact cause of this disorder is not known. Symptoms are caused by shedding of large alveolar cells (desquamation) in the lungs and thickening of the walls of the air passages. This disorder is characterized by breathing difficulty and accompanied by a harsh cough that does not seem to clear the obstruction.. Fibrosing alveolitis, also known as acute pulmonary alveolitis, is ...
Alveolitis can refer to two inflammatory conditions. It can refer to inflammation of the alveoli in the lungs, or the dental alveolus in the jaw. Extrinsic allergic alveolitis is a lung disorder resulting from repeated inhalation of organic dust, usually in a specific occupational setting. In the acute form, respiratory symptoms and fever begin several hours after exposure to the dust. The chronic form is characterized by gradual changes in the lung tissue associated with several years of exposure to the irritant. ...
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Hypersensitivity pneumonitis. This is an allergic lung disease caused by a lung inflammation that happens from breathing in many different substances including fungus spores, bacteria, animal or plant protein, or specific chemicals. They can come from moldy hay, bird droppings, and other organic dusts. The disease causes inflamed air sacs in the lungs, and leads to fibrous scar tissue in the lungs and trouble breathing. There are variations of this disease depending on the job. They include cork workers lung, farmers lung, and mushroom workers lung ...
The American College of Chest Physicians has published new guidelines for the diagnosis and evaluation of hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP), an interstitial lung disease characterized by scarring and/or inflammation of the interstitium - the area surrounding the lungs air sacs, blood vessels and airways.
Detergent workers lung, grain handlers lung, and bird breeders lung are part of a group of occupational respiratory illnesses that fall under the umbrella of extrinsic allergic alveolitis.
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) is a pulmonary disease with symptoms of dyspnea and cough resulting from the inhalation of an allergen to which the subject has been previously sensitized. The diagnosis of HP most often relies on an array of nonspecific clinical symptoms and signs developed in an a …
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Aim: To assess prognostic factors in patients with extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA).. Material and methods: Into retrospective study 157 patients with EAA, 69 male (M); 88 female (F) were involved (mean age 57±15 years; 58±14 M; 57±16 F). At the time of diagnosis patients underwent assessment of history of exposure and sensitization to inhalations antigens (specific IgGs), bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) cellular analysis, lung function tests and high resolution computed tomography (HRCT) of the chest. Diagnosis of EAA was established by multidisciplinary team and treatment decision was made according to severity of symptoms, pulmonary functions and HRCT findings. Effect of demographic parameters, exposure and BALF lymphocytosis on outcome after 12 months observation period were investigated.. Results: ...
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Occupational asthma is an occupational lung disease and a type of asthma. Like other types of asthma, it is characterized by airway inflammation, reversible airways obstruction, and bronchospasm, but it is caused by something in the workplace environment. Symptoms include shortness of breath, tightness of the chest, nasal irritation, coughing and wheezing. The first person to use it in reference to a medical condition was Hippocrates, and he believed that tailors, anglers and metalworkers were more likely to be affected by the disease. Although much research has been done since, the inflammatory component of asthma was recognized only in the 1960s. Hypersensitivity pneumonitis is a related condition, with many occupational examples (e.g. flock workers lung, farmers lung, and indium lung). However, although overlapping in many cases, hypersensitivity pneumonitis may be distinguished from occupational asthma in that it isnt restricted to only occupational exposure, and involves type III ...
Environmental opportunistic mycobacteria, including Mycobacterium avium, M. terrae, and the new species M. immunogenum, have been implicated in outbreaks of hypersensitivity pneumonitis or respiratory problems in a wide variety of settings. One common feature of the outbreaks has been exposure to aerosols. Aerosols have been generated from metalworking fluid during machining and grinding operations as well as from indoor swimming pools, hot tubs, and water-damaged buildings. Environmental opportunistic mycobacteria are present in drinking water, resistant to disinfection, able to provoke inflammatory reactions, and readily aerosolized. In all outbreaks, the water sources of the aerosols were disinfected. Disinfection may select for the predominance and growth of mycobacteria. Therefore, mycobacteria may be responsible, in part, for many outbreaks of hypersensitivity pneumonitis and other respiratory problems in the workplace and home ...
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repeated with more modern scanners or with digital CT analysis techniques, which might yield greater sensitivity.. Correlation with Physiology. The extent of decreased attenuation on CT correlates with physiologic evidence of air trapping (elevated residual volume), while the extent of ground-glass and reticular abnormalities correlated independently with evidence of restrictive pulmonary function (45, 46). Centrilobular nodules do not correlate with pulmonary function abnormalities (30).. Correlation with Pathology There is sparse information regarding the relationship between imaging features of HP and their pathologic correlates. Centrilobular nodules probably represent the peribronchiolar lymphocytic infiltration frequently seen on histology in HP. Ground glass abnormality is a nonspecific finding that may represent inflammatory infiltration or fibrosis (47, 48). Air trapping does not have a proven histologic correlate, but seems most likely to be due to bronchiolar obstruction (29, 49). ...
It involves the lung parenchyma and specifically the alveoli, terminal bronchioli, and alveolar interstitium. Repeated exposure to particles sufficiently small (diameter < 5 μm) to reach the alveoli and to trigger an immune response is necessary. Primarily an occupation-linked disorder, the most at risk professional categories are workers in environments or settings contaminated by organic dust of various origin, mostly farmers or breeders. The syndrome is greatly variable in symptoms severity, clinical presentation, and prognosis, depending on the nature of causative agent, the duration of exposure, the host factors, and the characteristics of the antigen. In most cases, it can be reversed, in the early stages, by promptly identifying and removing the causative agent(s ...
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Bird fanciers lung is a type of hypersensitivity pneumonitis caused by bird droppings. The lungs become inflamed with granuloma formation. Bird fanciers lung (BFL), also called bird-breeders lung and pigeon-breeders lung, is a subset of hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP). This disease is caused by the exposure to avian proteins present in the dry dust of the droppings and sometimes in the feathers of a variety of birds. Birds such as pigeons, parakeets, cockatiels, shell parakeets (budgerigars), parrots, turtle doves, turkeys and chickens have been implicated. People who work with birds or own many birds are at risk. Bird hobbyists and pet store workers may also be at risk. This disease is an inflammation of the alveoli in the lungs. Initial symptoms are breathlessness especially after sudden exertion or when exposed to temperature change and can be very similar to asthma, hyperventilation syndrome or pulmonary embolism. One of the defining characteristics of bird fanciers lung is that many ...
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis may also be caused by fungi or bacteria in humidifiers, heating systems, and air conditioners found in homes and offices. Exposure to certain chemicals, such as isocyanates or acid anhydrides, can also lead to hypersensitivity pneumonitis.. Examples of hypersensitivity pneumonitis include:. Bird fanciers lung: This is the most common type of hypersensitivity pneumonitis. It is caused by repeated or intense exposure to proteins found in the feathers or droppings of many species of birds.. Farmers lung: This type of hypersensitivity pneumonitis is caused by exposure to dust from moldy hay, straw, and grain. ...
Initial symptoms of hypersensitivity pneumonitis are similar to the flu, but it can take several months to a number of years to develop allergy to the dust. Certain occupations may increase your risk of developing hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
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Farmers lung, also known as extrinsic allergic alveolitis or hypersensitivity pneumonitis, is an allergic inflammatory reaction induced by inhalation of Aspergillus spores, often in exposure to mold and hay. It usually occurs after inhalation during an overwhelming exposure to spores. A multitude of other antigenic stimuli can induce a similar syndrome.
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There are no differences, between human normal and allergic sera, in the total activity of naphthylacetate-hydrolysing enzymes. No abnormal dibucaine-inhibited isoenzymes were detected. The Michaelis constants and the activation energies of serum pseudocholinesterases in the sera of patients with atopic disease, urticaria, or extrinsic allergic alveolitis were within the normal ... read more range. show less ...
20%, the score needs modifications before it can be used in future studies. (2019) RadioGraphics. Most cases of hypersensitivity pneumonitis develop only after many years of continuous or intermittent inhalation of the inciting agent (e.g. Although changes in the lung are usually confined to the irradiated port, changes in the remainder of the lung may also on occasion be seen 1,3. Aoki T, Nagata Y, Negoro Y et-al. ~ 10 years among those with bird fanciers lung) 3. No causality, n = 29. While pneumonia is caused by bacteria or viruses, pneumonitis is caused by an irritant, similar to an … Unable to process the form. Truly idiopathic AIP tends to occur in those without pre-existing lung disease and typically affects middle-aged adults (mean ~ 50 years 5). Marcelo F. Benveniste, Daniel Gomez, Brett W. Carter, Sonia L. Betancourt Cuellar, Girish S. Shroff, Ana Paula A. Benveniste, Erika G. Odisio, Edith M. Marom. 1 doctor answer. 0 thank. 4. Radiographics. Chest radiology. Pneumonitis is the ...
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Extrinsic allergic alveolitis may eventually lead to interstitial lung disease. Patients with subacute HP gradually develop a ... Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) or extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA) is a rare immune system disorder that affects the ... Ismail T, McSharry C, Boyd G (2006). "Extrinsic allergic alveolitis". Respirology. 11 (3): 262-8. doi:10.1111/j.1440-1843.2006. ... case for using the Aspergillus immunoglobulin G enzyme linked immunoassay than the precipitin test in the diagnosis of allergic ...
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"Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis) : OSH Answers". Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety ... Hypersensitivity pneumonitis, also known as extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA) Acute Interstitial Pneumonitis Radiation ... Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (Extrinsic Allergenic Alveolitis) describes the inflammation of alveoli which occurs after ... bronchoalveolar allergic syndrome) Mercury exposure Smoking Overexposure to chlorine Bronchial obstruction (obstructive ...
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Extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA) is also caused by Aspergillus clavatus with a Type 1 immune reaction. It is described as a ... Aspergillus clavatus is known as an agent of allergic aspergillosis and has been implicated in multiple pulmonary infections. ...
The inspiratory "squawk" in extrinsic allergic alveolitis and other pulmonary fibroses. Thorax 1979;37:923-926. Paciej R, ... They are also heard in a variety of conditions in which alveolitis is present. In one study they were found in 10% of patients ...
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... extrinsic allergic alveolitis) or "humidifier lung". This condition is characterized acutely by dyspnea, cough, fever, chest ...
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP; also called allergic alveolitis, bagpipe lung, or extrinsic allergic alveolitis, EAA) is an ... Occupational asthma has a variety of causes, including sensitization to a specific substance, causing an allergic response; or ...
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... allergic bronchopulmonary MeSH C08.381.472.700 - pneumonia, pneumocystis MeSH C08.381.483.125 - alveolitis, extrinsic allergic ... allergic, perennial MeSH C08.460.799.633 - rhinitis, allergic, seasonal MeSH C08.460.799.649 - rhinitis, atrophic MeSH C08.460. ... allergic bronchopulmonary MeSH C08.730.435.700 - pneumonia, pneumocystis MeSH C08.730.450.314 - echinococcosis, pulmonary MeSH ...
Extrinsic asthma 493.1 Intrinsic asthma 493.2 Chronic obstructive asthma 494 Bronchiectasis 495 Extrinsic allergic alveolitis ... allergic, due to pollen 477.2 Rhinitis, allergic, due to animal dander 477.9 Rhinitis, allergic, cause unspec. 478 Other ... 475 Peritonsillar abscess 476 Chronic laryngitis and laryngotracheitis 476.0 Laryngitis, chronic 477 Allergic rhinitis 477.0 ... Postinflammatory pulmonary fibrosis 516 Other alveolar and parietoalveolar pneumonopathy 516.3 Idiopathic fibrosing alveolitis ...
... alveolitis, extrinsic allergic MeSH C20.543.480.680.075.125 - bird fancier's lung MeSH C20.543.480.680.075.365 - farmer's lung ... allergic, perennial MeSH C20.543.480.680.795 - rhinitis, allergic, seasonal MeSH C20.543.480.904 - urticaria MeSH C20.543. ... allergic cutaneous MeSH C20.673.430.500 - IgA deficiency MeSH C20.673.430.750 - IgG deficiency MeSH C20.673.480.040 - acquired ... allergic MeSH C20.543.480.343 - dermatitis, atopic MeSH C20.543.480.370 - food hypersensitivity MeSH C20.543.480.370.150 - egg ...
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  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) is sometimes called "allergic alveolitis. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Extrinsic allergic alveolitis, or hypersensitivity pneumonitis, was first described in Iceland in 1874. (medscape.com)
  • Extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA), also known as hypersensitivity pneumonitis, is an inflammation of the alveoli found in the lung. (naturalcurefor.com)
  • Repeated inhalative exposures to antigenic material from a variety of sources, mainly from moulds, thermophilic Actinomycetes , and avians, respectively, can induce immune responses with the clinical picture of extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA) or hypersensitivity pneumonitis. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) or extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA) is a rare immune system disorder that affects the lungs. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is classified as a hypersensitivity pneumonitis (also called extrinsic allergic alveolitis)-an inflammation of the alveoli within the lung caused by hypersensitivity to inhaled natural dusts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Allergic alveolitis refers to the inflammation of the bronchial tree, interstitial tissue, and alveoli of the lung caused by a hypersensitivity reaction to an inhaled antigen. (ebscohost.com)
  • Doctors diagnosed the farmer with "hypersensitivity pneumonitis," also known as "extrinsic allergic alveolitis. (livescience.com)
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP), also referred to as extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA), is an inflammatory lung disease resulting from the inhalation and subsequent sensitization to a wide variety of inhaled organic dusts. (labcorp.com)
  • Immunological tests for evaluation of hypersensitivity pneumonitis an allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. (labcorp.com)
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP), originally known as extrinsic allergic alveolitis , is an allergic lung disease caused by the inhalation of organic or inorganic particles that trigger a cascade of immune-complex and cell-mediated reactions. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Pigeon fanciers' lung goes by several other names, including allergic alveolitis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, bird breeders' lung and pigeon breeders' disease. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Interest in occupational hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) or extrinsic allergic alveolitis is increasing ( 1 , 2 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP), or extrinsic allergic alveolitis, is an allergic lung disease that occurs as the result of an immunologic inflammatory reaction to the inhalation of any of a variety of organic dusts or low molecular weight chemicals with or without systemic manifestations [1,2]. (worldallergy.org)
  • The report of the NHLBI/ORD workshop [3] stated that "hypersensitivity pneumonitis, also known as extrinsic allergic alveolitis, is a complex health syndrome of varying intensity, clinical presentation, and natural history. (worldallergy.org)
  • Acute hypersensitivity pneumonitis (a.k.a. acute extrinsic allergic alveolitis ) refers to the episodic form of this condition usually happening in just a few hours after the antigen exposure and often recurring with the re-exposure. (radiopaedia.org)
  • Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis, also known as Hypersensitivity pneumonitis, 'Bird Fancier's Lung' and 'Farmer's Lung', is a disease of inflammation of the lung parenchyma in the terminal bronchioles and alveoli. (phadia.com)
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis: a fibrosing alveolitis produced by inhalation of diverse antigens. (aaem.pl)
  • Alveolitis refers to the inflammation of the alveoli. (ebscohost.com)
  • Projections of the effects of climate change on allergic asthma: the contribution of aerobiology. (medscape.com)
  • frequent misdiagnoses include allergic asthma, COPD, recurrent flue and other infections. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Aspergillus infection can also result in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA), a condition where airway colonization of individuals with asthma or cystic fibrosis results in increased inflammation and destruction of bronchial structural elements. (labcorp.com)
  • Efficacy/ safety for the combination of anti-IgE (Omalizumab) and specific immunotherapy (Depigoid) in patients with not adequately controlled seasonal allergic asthma and comorbid seasona. (bioportfolio.com)
  • A long-acting, non-sedative antihistaminic used in the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis, asthma, allergic conjunctivitis, and chronic idiopathic urticaria. (bioportfolio.com)
  • In general, this heterogeneity explains why occupational exposure to WDs has been shown to be associated with a variety of health effects and several disorders of all aerodigestive tracts: sinonasal cancer, asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, extrinsic allergic alveolitis [2-4]. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • The review focuses on selected categories of the outcomes included in the Institute of Medicine review (upper respiratory tract symptoms, cough, wheeze, dyspnoea, asthma symptoms in people with asthma, asthma development) and several additional categories (current asthma, respiratory infections, bronchitis, wheeze, allergic rhinitis and allergy or atopy). (nih.gov)
  • Asthma, allergic rhinitis and allergic conjunctivitis may result following exposure to Duck feathers, epithelial cells or droppings. (phadia.com)
  • Fibrosing alveolitis, also known as acute pulmonary alveolitis, is an inflammatory lung disorder characterized by abnormal formation of fibrous tissue between tiny air sacs (alveoli) or ducts in the lungs. (rarediseases.org)
  • Symptoms of extrinsic allergic alveolitis are categorized as acute, sub-acute and chronic based on the duration of the condition. (naturalcurefor.com)
  • Acute extrinsic allergic alveolitis after indicative challenge by mouldy hay. (biomedcentral.com)
  • It is characterized by acute CONJUNCTIVITIS with lacrimation and ITCHING, and regarded as an allergic condition triggered by specific ALLERGENS. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The acute phase is dominated by air space abnormality (alveolitis) with no features of fibrosis. (radiopaedia.org)
  • Kinds of alveolitis include bagassosis , farmer's lung, and pigeon breeder's lung . (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Farmer's Lung, also known as farmers lung , is related to extrinsic allergic alveolitis and lung disease . (malacards.org)
  • Extrinsic allergic alveolitis caused by the inhalation of spores of Penicillium casei from moldy cheese. (dictionary.com)
  • Atopy is a genetic predisposition to the development of allergic reactions and the increased production of immunoglobulin E (IgE) upon exposure to environmental antigens. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Extrinsic allergic alveolitis may eventually lead to interstitial lung disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • In-hospital evaluation included a chest X-ray, which showed bilateral interstitial infiltrates, a high resolution computed tomography scan consistent with alveolitis, normal spirometry with a decreased diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide, and nonspecific transbronchial biopsy findings. (cdc.gov)
  • Extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA) patients form heterogenous group with different clinical manifestation and different prognosis. (biomedcentral.com)
  • To assess the spectrum of causes, clinical features, differences between disease phases, and prognosis of extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA). (bvsalud.org)
  • The conjunctival provocation test (CPT) is often used to clearly identify the specific allergen causing the symptoms of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis but also to assess the clinical efficacy of an alle. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Olive tree pollen counts and aeroallergen levels predict clinical symptoms in patients allergic to olive pollen. (allallergy.net)
  • Clinical manifestations, co-sensitizations, and immunoblotting profiles of buckwheat-allergic patients. (allallergy.net)
  • Allergic" refers to the antigen-antibody reaction, and "alveolitis" means an inflammation of the tiny air sacs in the lungs where oxygen and CO 2 are exchanged, the alveoli. (encyclopedia.com)
  • It also is known as "extrinsic" allergic alveolitis, meaning that the antigen that sets up the allergic reaction (also called an allergen) comes from the outside. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A number of different types of HP are known, since a wide range of allergens may produce an allergic reaction in the lungs. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A substance has been found in pigeon droppings that may cause the allergic reaction, but there may be more than one such substance. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Ross needs to go to the hospital after having an allergic reaction, leaving Joey and Chandler to watch Baby Ben. (dictionary.com)
  • The teenage schoolgirl died from an allergic reaction to penicillin last June during the botched operation. (dictionary.com)
  • a lymphocytic alveolitis on bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), and/or a granulomatous reaction on lung biopsies. (wordpress.com)
  • Workers may like to complain that their job is making them sick, but for one man in Japan, that turned out to be the case: The 62-year-old, who worked as an onion farmer, developed a rare allergic reaction from repeated exposure to moldy onion peels, according to a new report of the man's case. (livescience.com)
  • Pigeon fanciers' lung describes an allergic reaction often seen in pigeon breeders. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Bloom is small enough to enter the lungs' small air sacs, or alveoli, where the dust particles can cause an allergic reaction and inflammation. (ehow.co.uk)
  • 9 (a) tract Extrinsic allergic alveolitis 495 (a) Pulmonary eosinophilia, including allergic pneumonia 518. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Rarely, pneumonia can result from you breathing in something that you are allergic to. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • The medical term for pneumonia caused by an allergy is extrinsic allergic alveolitis. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Latex-allergic patients sensitized to the major allergen hevein and hevein-like domains of class I chitinases show no increased frequency of latex-associated plant food allergy. (allallergy.net)
  • Disease Summary) Allergic Diseases Resource Center , World Allergy Organization, 2013. (worldallergy.org)
  • van Toorenenbergen AW, Huijskes-Heins MI, Gerth van Wijk R. Different pattern of IgE binding to chicken egg yolk between patients with inhalant allergy to birds and food-allergic children. (phadia.com)
  • Shah A, Kala J, Sahay S, Panjabi C. Frequency of familial occurrence in 164 patients with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. (medscape.com)
  • In general, symptoms of all forms of Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis include breathing difficulty, wheezing, and dry coughs that appear to shake the entire body. (rarediseases.org)
  • Symptoms of the following disorders can be similar to extrinsic allergic alveolitis. (rarediseases.org)
  • Effect of air cleaner on mold counts in the air and on symptoms of perennial allergic rhinitis. (medscape.com)
  • A Specifically Designed Multispecies Probiotic Supplement Relieves Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis Symptoms. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Probiotics are purported to reduce symptoms of allergic rhinitis. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Plasma lactate dehydrogenase: a marker of disease activity in cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis and extrinsic allergic alveolitis? (ersjournals.com)
  • Total plasma lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) activity may be elevated in cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis (CFA) and extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA), and may be a useful monitor of disease progress. (ersjournals.com)
  • See Allergic alveolitis , Fibrosing alveolitis , Pulmonary alveolitis. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A longitudinal study of pulmonary involvement in primary Sjogren's syndrome: relationship between alveolitis and subsequent lung changes on high-resolution computed tomography. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • For more information on this disorder, choose "Fibrosing Alveolitis" as your search term in the Rare Disease Database. (rarediseases.org)
  • Poor response to prolonged antibiotic treatment should raise the suspicion for allergic fungal sinusitis (AFS), and a workup for the disease should be initiated. (medscape.com)
  • Patterson's Allergic Disease. (labcorp.com)
  • Occurrence of nonceliac gluten sensitivity in patients with allergic disease. (allallergy.net)
  • The disease process is thought to involve lymphocyte-sensitization and cell-mediated immune response that ultimately results in alveolitis. (cdc.gov)
  • HP is an allergic disease most often caused by the inhalation of a variety of organic particles, such as bacteria ( Saccharopolyspora rectivirgula ) causing farmers' lung, fungi ( Trichosporon cutaneum ) causing summer-type HP, mycobacteria ( Mycobacterium avium intracellulare ) causing hot-tub lung, proteins (altered pigeon serum, probably IgA) causing pigeon breeder's disease, and chemical products (e.g. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA) refers to a group of lung diseases that can develop after exposure to certain substances. (forkliftagency.co.uk)
  • It is impossible to know when allergic reactions occur, and most that do are quite serious. (dictionary.com)
  • Pigeons are not the only birds capable of causing allergic alveolitis: Budgies and other pet birds can cause similar allergic reactions. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Influence of total and specific IgE, serum tryptase, and age on severity of allergic reactions to Hymenoptera stings. (allallergy.net)
  • Dermal contact should be limited to prevent allergic and irritant skin reactions. (cdc.gov)
  • Agents causing extrinsic allergic alveolitis, specific inhalative challenge testing, and bronchoalveolar lavage cells. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Extrinsic allergic alveolitis is caused by repeated exposure to animal or vegetable dusts, usually but not exclusively, in occupational settings. (rarediseases.org)
  • Exposure to metal working fluid (MWF) has been associated with outbreaks of extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA) in the USA, with bacterial contamination of MWF being a possible cause, but is uncommon in the UK. (bmj.com)
  • The potential mechanisms to explain damaged airway epithelium remain unclear and likely are multifactorial, including repetitive exposure to allergic insults (environmental, infectious, inflammatory agents), inflammatory processes [ 11 ], a predisposing epithelial dysfunction [ 5 , 12 ] and sub-optimal control with recommended treatment regimens. (omicsonline.org)
  • Extrinsic allergic alveolitis is a lung disorder resulting from repeated inhalation of organic dust, usually in a specific occupational setting. (rarediseases.org)
  • 12 An extrinsic allergic alveolitis which is induced by the inhalation of spores (Aspergillus sp and thermophilic actinomycetes) in dust from moldy hay or straw. (malacards.org)
  • Differential diagnoses for allergic conjunctivitis include but are not limited to infectious conjunctivitis (viral and bacterial) and vernal conjunctivitis. (medscape.com)
  • Allergic fungal rhinitis and rhinosinusitis. (medscape.com)
  • • Mould or fungal spore related conditions like Histoplasmosis and Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis (eg. (hazards.org)
  • The allergic manifestations may present as Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis (3). (phadia.com)
  • Presence of specific IgG antibodies in blood sera of 23 subjects suffering from isocyanate alveolitis. (biomedcentral.com)
  • A definition of the medical term "alveolitis" is presented. (ebscohost.com)
  • The measurement of specific IgG using IgG tracer technology has been shown to be a sensitive and specific assay for the routine diagnostic testing of Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis (11). (phadia.com)
  • Several types of extrinsic allergic alveolitis exist based on the provoking antigen. (naturalcurefor.com)
  • Kopp T, Mastan P, Mothes N, Tzaneva S, Stingl G, Tanew A. Systemic allergic contact dermatitis due to consumption of raw shiitake mushroom. (medscape.com)
  • Atopy Associated With Positive Patch Test and Possible Allergic Contact Dermatitis. (bioportfolio.com)
  • ß-Glucan Curdlan Induces IL-10-Producing CD4+ T Cells and Inhibits Allergic Airway Inflammation. (medscape.com)
  • The scores of alveolitis and fibrosis were evaluated using the Mann- Whitney test. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Immunological management of the allergic alveolitis. (ebscohost.com)
  • Three workers developed classical extrinsic allergic alveolitis while working in a printing works that had a contaminated cold water humidifier. (occupationalasthma.com)
  • We observed 1,196 ambulatory medical encounters for bronchiectasis (ICD-9 494) and 680 for extrinsic allergic alveolitis (ICD-9 495) over the 13-year period (Table 2). (thefreedictionary.com)