[Occupational hypersensitivity pneumonitis].

  title={[Occupational hypersensitivity pneumonitis].},
  author={Isabelle Thaon and Gabriel Reboux and S Moulonguet and Jean Charles Dalphin},
  journal={Revue des maladies respiratoires},
  volume={23 6},
INTRODUCTION Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) is a granulomatous disease of the lungs due to immune reactions following chronic inhalation of organic dusts or chemicals especially encountered in the occupational environment. The main purpose of this review is to report current concepts regarding aetiologies, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment as well as legal aspects of HP. STATE OF THE ART The following aspects will be focused: (1) increase in new etiological circumstances, especially… CONTINUE READING