Pigeon-breeder lung disease
Synonyms: Bird fancier lung
Pigeon-breeder’s lung disease also called bird fanciers lung is a hypersensitivity pneumonitis (see this term) induced by inhalation of bird derived-proteins. Presentation can be acute with chills cough fever shortness of breath chest tightness usually resolving within 24 h after cessation of antigen exposure sub-acute with cough and dyspnea over several days to weeks whereas chronic form results in breathlessness coughing lack of appetite and weight loss.
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