Original article

Scand J Work Environ Health 1992;18(5):327-328    pdf


Severe farmer's lung following a workplace challenge.

by Kokkarinen J, Tukiainen H, Terho EO

A severe attack of farmer's lung developed in a dairy farmer after a workplace challenge. The patient showed full recovery after corticosteroid therapy. If a workplace challenge is considered necessary in the diagnosis of farmer's lung, care should be taken to avoid unnecessarily heavy exposure to the offending antigens.