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Hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Disease definition

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) is a pulmonary disease with symptoms of dyspnea and cough resulting from the inhalation of an antigen to which the subject has been previously sensitized.


  • Synonym(s):
    • Extrinsic allergic alveolitis
    • HP
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: J67.0  J67.1  J67.2  J67.3  J67.4  J67.5  J67.6  J67.7  J67.8  J67.9
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0002390
  • MeSH: D000542
  • GARD: 12
  • MedDRA: 10001890

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