Extrinsic allergic alveolitis

@article{Ismail2006ExtrinsicAA,
  title={Extrinsic allergic alveolitis},
  author={Tengku Ismail and Charles McSharry and Gavin Boyd},
  journal={Respirology},
  year={2006},
  volume={11}
}
Abstract:  Extrinsic allergic alveolitis (also known as hypersensitivity pneumonitis) is caused by repeated inhalation of mainly organic antigens by sensitized subjects. This induces a hypersensitivity response in the distal bronchioles and alveoli and subjects may present clinically with a variety of symptoms. The aims of this review are to describe the current concepts of the immunological response, the diverse clinical presentation of this disease, the relevant investigations and management… 

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