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Tobacco Worker's Lung: A Neglected Subtype of Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis.

Lung 2021 02 11;199(1):13-19. Epub 2021 Jan 11.

Division of Respirology, Western University, London, ON, Canada.

Tobacco worker's lung (TWL) is a type of hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) affecting workers exposed to tobacco leaves and molds in the humidified environment of the tobacco production industry. Limited epidemiological data point to a prevalence of TWL that is not negligible and probably underestimated. As in other types of HP, an acute vs. Read More

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February 2021

Coal Mine Dust Desquamative Chronic Interstitial Pneumonia: A Precursor of Dust-Related Diffuse Fibrosis and of Emphysema.

Int J Occup Environ Med 2017 07;8(3):153-165

Clinical Laboratory, Temple University Hospital, 3401 N. Broad Street, 2nd Floor, Zone A, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, USA.

Background: Diseases associated with coal mine dust continue to affect coal miners. Elucidation of initial pathological changes as a precursor of coal dust-related diffuse fibrosis and emphysema, may have a role in treatment and prevention.

Objective: To identify the precursor of dust-related diffuse fibrosis and emphysema. Read More

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