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03-18-2009, 10:46 AM
Separate types of interstitial pulmonary Disease
1-Pneumoconiosis :
Occupational lung disease due to inhalation of inorganic dust
A- Asbestosis It leads to

Interstitial Pulmonary pleural effusion Bronchogenic Mesothelioma
disease (non malignant) carcinoma

as above
B- Si1icosis Interstitial. Pulmonary disease ( as above).
T.B.
2- Allergic pneumonitis:
farmer lung = extrinsic allergic alveolitis due to inhalation of actinomycetes present in the ( hay).
C/P After exposure (by 6 hr.)


Cough Dyspnea Fever
So, with repeated exposure Interstitial pulmonary fibrosis developed

Source: Internal Medicine Book of Dr.Osama Mahmoud (Ain Shams University)