Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Related to Medium-Density Fiberboard

Ramón Toribio, María Jesús Cruz, Ferran Morell, Xavier Muñoz

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    Abstract

    Pneumonitis due to hypersensitivity to wood fiber is mainly associated with the fungus that colonizes it. We present the case of a male affected with hypersensitivity pneumonitis in which the agent implicated was medium-density fiberboard, an engineered product whose main component is pine wood fiber. The causal agent was identified by means of a specific bronchial provocation test. © 2011 SEPAR.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)29-31
    JournalArchivos de Bronconeumologia
    Volume48
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012

    Keywords

    • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
    • Occupational pathology
    • Specific bronchial provocation test

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