[Extrinsic allergic alveolitis: a review for the practitioner].

Abstract

Extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA) or hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) is a clinical syndrome characterised by an inflammatory, partly granulomatous, immune disorder involving interstitial and alveolar spaces secondary to inhalation of organic substances. The disorder is mainly due to occupational exposure, farmer's lung being the best-known example… (More)

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@article{Pralong1998ExtrinsicAA, title={[Extrinsic allergic alveolitis: a review for the practitioner].}, author={Gerard Pralong and Philipppe Leuenberger}, journal={Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift}, year={1998}, volume={128 34}, pages={1261-6} }