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Pulmonary infiltration after exposure to home renovation dust: histopathology and microanalysis.
  1. K Anderson,
  2. C P McSharry,
  3. G P Morris,
  4. C H Cameron,
  5. D McLellan,
  6. D R Vernon
  1. Department of Respiratory Medicine, Victoria Infirmary, Langside, Glasgow, UK.


    A subacute self-resolving illness associated with bilateral pulmonary infiltration developed in a patient following renovation in her home. This may have been related to exposure to silicaceous plaster dust which was found in an environmental sample as well as on microanalysis of a transbronchial lung biopsy specimen and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid.

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