Human genes for extrinsic allergic alveolitis
Extrinsic allergic alveolitis [DOID:841]
An interstitial lung disease involving inflammation of alveoli and smallest airways (bronchioles) of the lung caused by an allergic reaction to inhaled organic dusts containing microorganisms or proteins, and chemicals. Symptoms include chills, cough, fever, malaise, shortness of breath, loss of appetite and weight loss.
Synonyms: extrinsic allergic alveolitis, DOID:841, extrinsic allergic alveolitises, alveolitis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis ...