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Sericulturist's lung disease: hypersensitivity pneumonitis related to silk production
  1. Tsugio Nakazawa,
  2. Yoshio Umegae
  1. Professor, College of Medical Care and Technology, Gunma University School of Medicine, Gunma, Japan
  2. Teaching associate, First Department of Internal Medicine, Gunma University School of Medicine, Gunma, Japan


    Hypersensitivity pneumonitis developed in a woman engaged in the production of silk, inhalation of silkworm antigens producing several features of the disease.

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