After 4 weeks, the patient was discharged to a long-term-care facility on supplemental oxygen because his chemical pneumonitis
was not fully resolved.
Paraffin causes a chemical pneumonitis
due to aspiration, either during ingestion, after vomiting, or silently.
reported a fatal chemical pneumonitis
due to cadmium fumes (2).
carcinogenesis) or some forms of developmental damage to the fetus (More serious inflammation: more toxic agents and/or higher exposures may be associated with damage resulting in inflammation for example of terminal bronchioles and alveoli leading to a chemical pneumonitis
and pulmonary oedema (e.
due to exposure to bromine compounds.
They acknowledged the longer delay between exposure and disease manifestations compared with other causes of acute chemical pneumonitis
, but they did not offer an explanation for this discrepancy (Sterner and Eisenbud 1951).