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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
bagassosis 
bird fancier's lung  
cork-handlers' disease 
Familial Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis 
farmer's lung  
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.
malt worker's lung 
mushroom workers' lung 
sick building syndrome  
silo filler's disease 
trichosporonosis 
ventilation pneumonitis 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Farmer Lung ;   Farmer's Lungs ;   Farmers Lung
Primary IDs: MESH:D005203 ;   RDO:0005571
Xrefs: GARD:6427 ;   NCI:C34605
Definition Sources: MESH:D005203, http://www.merck.com/media/mmpe/pdf/Table_055-5.pdf, http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/farmer%27s%20lung

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