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Farmer's lung

Farmer's lung: Introduction

Farmer's lung: A condition that affects farmers who are exposed to mouldy hay or crops. The lungs become inflamed due to a hypersensitivity reaction to the exposure. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Farmer's lung is available below.

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Definitions of Farmer's lung:

Systemic and pulmonary reactions resulting from inhalation of dust from moldy hay, threshing dust, or moldy straw, by persons who have become hypersensitive to antigens in the dust; most often associated with inhalation of spores of Micromonospora faeni or Thermoactinomyces vulgaris. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Alveolitis caused by an allergic reaction to fungal spores in the dust that is inhaled from moldy hay - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

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  1. Farmer's lung: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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