LARRY O. HARPER, M.D.; ROBERT G. BURRELL, Ph.D.; N. LEROY LAPP, M.D., F.A.C.P.; WILLIAM KEITH C. MORGAN, M.D., M.R.C.P. (Edin.)
A patient had allergic alveolitis due to pituitary snuff. Specific precipitating antibodies to the snuff were demonstrated. The condition is characterized initially by an alveolitis but in many instances progresses to irreversible pulmonary fibrosis. The patient's pulmonary function and chest film became normal. Improvement may have been related to the use of steroids.
HARPER LO, BURRELL RG, LAPP NL, et al. Allergic Alveolitis Due to Pituitary Snuff. Ann Intern Med. 1970;73:581–584. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-73-4-581
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(4):581-584.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Interstitial Lung Disease, Neurology, Pituitary Disorders, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2020 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use