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Disease Farmer's Lung

Name Farmer's Lung
Synonyms Farmer Lung | Farmers Lung | Farmer's Lungs | Mushroom Worker Lung | Mushroom Worker's Lung | Mushroom Workers Lung | Mushroom Worker's Lungs
Definition A form of alveolitis or pneumonitis due to an acquired hypersensitivity to inhaled antigens associated with farm environment. Antigens in the farm dust are commonly from bacteria actinomycetes (SACCHAROPOLYSPORA and THERMOACTINOMYCES), fungi, and animal proteins in the soil, straw, crops, pelts, serum, and excreta.
Categories Immune system disease | Occupational disease | Respiratory tract disease
MeSH® ID D005203
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1. DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Diseases, Interstitial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Alveolitis, Extrinsic Allergic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Farmer's Lung Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
2. DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Respiratory Hypersensitivity Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Alveolitis, Extrinsic Allergic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Farmer's Lung Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
3. DiseasesImmune System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hypersensitivity Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hypersensitivity, Immediate Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Respiratory Hypersensitivity Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Alveolitis, Extrinsic Allergic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Farmer's Lung Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
4. DiseasesOccupational Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Agricultural Workers' Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Farmer's Lung Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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