Chapter 37. Hypersensitivity Lung Diseases

  1. Anthony Seaton CBE, BA, MD, FRCP, FRCPE, FFOM, FMedSci1,2,
  2. Douglas Seaton MD, FRCP3 and
  3. The late A. Gordon Leitch Bsc, MB, PhD, FRCPE, FCCP
  1. Anthony Seaton

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch37

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Seaton, A. (2000) Hypersensitivity Lung Diseases, in Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition (eds A. Seaton, D. Seaton and A. G. Leitch), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch37

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

  2. 2

    Honorary Consultant Physician, Aberdeen Royal Hospital NHS Trust

  3. 3

    Consultant Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Suffolk, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865428577

Online ISBN: 9780470695999

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Keywords:

  • lung diseases;
  • biopsies;
  • pathogenesis;
  • tachypnoea;
  • bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL)

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Clinical Features

  • Radiographic Features

  • Pulmonary Function

  • Pathology

  • Pathogenesis

  • Diagnosis

  • Management

  • Causes of Allergic Alveolitis

  • References