Other Names:
Dry socket
Alveolar osteitis

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) or extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA) is a rare immune system disorder that affects the lungs. It is an inflammation of the airspaces (alveoli) and small airways (bronchioles) within the lung, caused by hypersensitivity to inhaled organic dusts and molds. People affected by this type of lung inflammation (pneumonitis) are commonly exposed to the dust and mold by their occupation or hobbies.

Broader Problems:
Diseases of the mouth and jaw
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
31.12.2017 – 05:29 CET