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Synonyms for alveolitis

inflammation in the socket of a tooth

inflammation of the alveoli in the lungs caused by inhaling dust

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We observed 1,196 ambulatory medical encounters for bronchiectasis (ICD-9 494) and 680 for extrinsic allergic alveolitis (ICD-9 495) over the 13-year period (Table 2).
Longitudinal course of extrinsic allergic alveolitis in pigeon breeders.
The squawk probably occurs later in inspiration with extrinsic allergic alveolitis because small peripheral airways are affected.
Interest in occupational hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) or extrinsic allergic alveolitis is increasing (1,2).
INTRODUCTION: Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (HP), also known as extrinsic allergic alveolitis, is a form of interstitial lung disease (ILD) that is characterized by diffuse lung inflammation in the parenchyma and small airways of individuals sensitized to a variety of potential occupational and environmental antigens.
amount Interstitial Intensification of image 10 100 Centers 8 80 Fibrosis 4 40 Alveolar "Frosted glass" -- -- Emphysema 4 40 Infiltration -- -- Cysts -- -- "Honeycomb -- -- lung" Bronchus Peribronchial 10 100 Terminal parts of infiltration respirator tract Bronchiolitis Dilatation -- -- Centrolobular -- -- centers Peribronchial 6 60 fibrosis Bronchiectasis 4 40 Pleura Local infiltration -- -- Stratification -- -- Even thickening -- -- Disorganization of Peripheral -- -- angioarchitectonic Peripheral + 4 40 central parts Adenopathy of 6 60 lymph nodes Localization of Subpleural -- -- changes Central 7 70 Diffuse 2 20 Diffuse-central 1 10 Structure Signs Exogenous- allergic alveolitis n=15 Abs.
The Transport and General Workers Union has won a longrunning battle to allow sufferers of breathing disease extrinsic allergic alveolitis to lodge disability claims, it was revealed today.
A survey found 84 workers had contracted occupational asthma and 24 extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA), an inflammatory disease which affects the lungs.
Pathologist Dr Roger Williams told the Flint hearing Mr Chalcroft, of Chester Road, died of bronchial pneumonia due to allergic alveolitis (pigeon fancier's lung).