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Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Disorders of the pulmonary circulation and the respiratory regulation.


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    1. Tuberculosis
    2. Sarcoidosis
    3. Extrinsic allergic alveolitis
    4. Crohn’s disease
    5. Berylliosis
    1. Mix of delayed cell-mediated and immune complex disease
    2. Immediate allergic reaction
    3. Immune complex mediated
    4. Mix of immune complex and antibody dependent reaction
    5. Cytotoxic, antibody dependent reaction
    1. Productive cough
    2. Chest tightness
    3. Dyspnea
    4. Fever
    5. Headache
    1. Bronchiolitis obliterans
    2. Mesothelioma
    3. Sarcoidosis
    4. Caplan syndrome
    5. Adenocarcinoma of the lungs
    1. Remove the offending antigen and observe if symptoms remit
    2. Bronchoalveolar lavage
    3. Pulmonary function testing
    4. Corticosteroid therapy
    5. Chest radiograph
    1. Non-caseating granulomas
    2. Pleural plaques
    3. Pneumoconiosis
    4. Cavitary lesions
    5. Ferruginous bodies
    1. Eosinophilia
    2. Periodic symptoms
    3. Positive inhalation challenge test
    4. Non-caseating granuloma on histology
    5. Lymphocyte predominant alveolar sputum sample
    1. Farmer’s lung – actinomycosis
    2. Byssinosis – cotton fiber protein
    3. Nylon flockers lung – nylon fiber protein
    4. Bagassosis – moldy sugar cane
    5. Silo fillers lung – nitrogen dioxide gas
    1. Lymphocytes with low CD4:CD8 ratio
    2. Predominantly CD4 lymphocytes
    3. Langhans’ giant cells
    4. Hemosiderin laden macrophages
    5. Eosinophils

    Author of lecture Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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