Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses of hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP)?

Updated: Oct 08, 2020
  • Author: Caleb Hsieh, MD, MS; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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Inhalation of organic agents such as agricultural products or wood dust can result in clinical syndromes similar to hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP). Such processes include chronic bronchitis, asthma, inhalation fever, and organic dust toxic syndrome. [48, 49, 50]


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