Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis - Signs, Symptoms, and Complications

Signs and symptoms vary between acute, subacute, and chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis and may include flu-like illness including fever, chills, muscle or joint pain, or headaches; rales; cough; chronic bronchitis; shortness of breath; anorexia or weight loss; fatigue; fibrosis of the lungs; or clubbing of fingers or toes. Complications of chronic disease may include irreversible lung damage, permanently reduced lung function, pulmonary hypotension, or heart failure.


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  • SourceUrl: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/subscribe/4383
  • Syndication ID: 14611
  • Language: English
  • Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Date Content Published: Friday, May 27, 2016 at 12:00 PM
  • Date Syndication Captured: Friday, June 03, 2016 at 06:44 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Friday, December 03, 2021 at 12:46 AM
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