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Hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis

(Science: radiology) Aka: chronic extrinsic allergic alveolitis, pathology: proliferation of epithelial cells, elaboration of reticulum fibres, findings: interstitial reticulonodular pattern (basilar distribution), volume loss (cicatrization atelectasis) in upper lobes, pleural effusion (rare), lymph node enlargement may occur


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