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Volume 8, Number 11, November 2017, pages 371-373

Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis: A Woman With Chronic Dyspnea


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Chest X-ray showing multiple ground-glass opacities.


Table 1. Lab Results
Laboratory examinationsResults
FEV1: forced expiratory volume in 1 s; FVC: forced vital capacity.
  RBC count5.31
  Hemoglobin14.7 g/dL
  Mean corpuscular volume (MCV)85
  Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC)33% Hb/cell
  WBC count8,500/mm3
  Specific gravity1.017
Pulmonary function tests
Immunoglobulin test
  Immunoglobulin G1,842 mg/dL
  IgG antibody, serumPositive
Bronchoalveolar lavage
  % lymphocytes> 20%
  Mast cells1.8%