Problem

Alveolitis

Other Names:
Dry socket
Alveolar osteitis
Nature:

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) or extrinsic allergic alveolitis (EAA) is a rare immune system disorder that affects the lungs. It is an inflammation of the alveoli (airspaces) within the lung caused by hypersensitivity to inhaled organic dusts. Sufferers are commonly exposed to the dust 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