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alveolitis
 

Extrinsic allergic alveolitis, also called hypersensitivity pneumonitis, is an inflammation in and around the tiny air sacs, alveoli, and the smallest airways, or bronchioles, of the lung

 

 
Symptoms

Symptoms may include:

  • fever
  • coughs
  • chills
  • shortness of breath
 
Causes

Causes include:

 

  • allergic reaction to inhaled organic dusts
 
Treatments

Treatment may include:

  • medication

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