Bird fancier's lung


Bird fancier's lung

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DiseasesDB = 29639
ICD10 = ICD10|J|67|2|j|60
ICD9 = ICD9|495.2
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MeshID = D001716

Bird fancier's lung is a type of hypersensitivity pneumonitis caused by bird droppings.

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