ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Français | Español

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)59217
CIS number 92-1896
ISSN - Serial title 1775-8785 - Archives des maladies professionnelles
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Helbecque Y., Diancourt J.M., Lefebvre Y., Rives-Lange L., Van der Biest F.
Title A case of extrinsic allergic alveolitis related to Trichothecium in a fur coat manufacturer
Original title A propos d'un cas d'alvéolite allergique extrinsèque rapporté à Trichothecium chez une mécanicienne en fourrure [in French]
Bibliographic information 1991, Vol.52, No.5, p.355-358. 10 ref.
Abstract Study of a case of extrinsic allergic alveolitis in a fur coat manufacturer, related to the mould Trichothecium roseum. Furrier's lung, a hypersensitivity disease due to inhalation of hair dust, was described in 1970; the antigen is not yet determined. Occupational hypersensitivity pneumonitis related to moulds in furriers has not been studied much. This other variety of extrinsic allergic alveolitis must also be suspected in the case of respiratory disease in furriers.
Descriptors (primary) extrinsic allergic alveolitis; moulds; furs; sensitization; fur industry; allergic respiratory disorders; hair
Descriptors (secondary) case study; respiratory diseases; occupational pathology
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Footwear, leather and fur industry
Allergies
Pneumoconioses