Extrinsic allergic alveolitis

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Extrinsic allergic alveolitis

(Science: radiology) exposure to organic dust less than 5u in size, recurrent episodes of fever, chills, dry cough, dyspnea following exposure after 6 hr interval (10-40% assymptomatic), spontaneous resolution in 1-2 days, farmers lung, pandoras pneumonitis, bird-fanciers lung, mushroom workers lung, bagassosis, malt workers lung, maple bark disease, suberosis, sequoiosis see: acute extrinsic allergic alveolitis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis