Histologic diagnosis of extrinsic allergic alveolitis
. Am J Surg Pathol.
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).
Extrinsic allergic alveolitis
: comparison of 2 methods (Ouchterlony gel precipitation and ELISA) for antibody detection in routine diagnosis.
The inspiratory "squawk" in extrinsic allergic alveolitis
and other pulmonary fibroses.
The appearances are consistent with a long standing allergic alveolitis
% 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
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).
Key words: Aureobasidium pullulans, extrinsic allergic alveolitis
, fungal diseases, humidifier fever, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, indoor air quality, Saccharopolyspora rectivirgula.
Interest in occupational hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) or extrinsic allergic alveolitis
is increasing (1,2).
In general, this heterogeneity explains why occupational exposure to WDs has been shown to be associated with a variety of health effects and several disorders of all aerodigestive tracts: sinonasal cancer, asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, extrinsic allergic alveolitis
The HSE has revealed that 87 workers have been struck down with occupational asthma and 24 with extrinsic allergic alveolitis
, with the worst affected hit by both diseases.
The union said it was aware of 15 cases of what appeared to be allergic alveolitis
and was preparing claims on their behalf.