Other occupational lung diseases
*Coal workers pneumoconiosis
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Simple Interstitial pulmonaty diseases
pncumoconiosis see later
• It’s radiological finding
• It doesn’t_progress to fibrosis
Byssinosis (cotton)
☺Initially à Bronchiolitis
☺Chronic
à GOAD e.g. occupational bronchial asthma
Q Humidifier fever
It’s caused by water borne micro organism including amoeba from contaminated humidifiers in air conditioning system.
C/P
Fever - dyspnea (Bronchiolitis)
Also Legionella can be transmitted from humidifier
àpneumonia

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