Diffuse interstitial lung disease associated with hydrogen peroxide inhalation in a dairy worker.

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A 41-yr-old dairy worker, smoker of 40 cigarettes daily, presented with severe gas exchange impairment caused by interstitial lung disease, as shown by transbronchial biopsy. He was exposed chronically to an aerosol of hydrogen peroxide (41 mg/mm3; upper legal limit: 1.5 mg/mm3) which must be incriminated as the etiologic agent, since withdrawal from… (More)

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@article{Kaelin1988DiffuseIL, title={Diffuse interstitial lung disease associated with hydrogen peroxide inhalation in a dairy worker.}, author={Rainer Kaelin and Yusuf Kapanci and J. -M. Tschopp}, journal={The American review of respiratory disease}, year={1988}, volume={137 5}, pages={1233-5} }