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Clinical Score for Clinical Diagnosis of Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

Purpose:

To evaluate a person for hypersensitivity pneumonitis using the clinical score of Lacasse et al.

Specialty:

Allergy, Pulmonary Disease, Pediatric Pulmonology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, other testing

ICD-10:

J67

Description:

Lacasse et al developed a score for predicting hypersensitivity pneumonitis based on clinical and laboratory findings. This can help make the diagnosis without the need for bronchoscopy or lung biopsy. The authors are from multiple medical institutions from around the world (Canada, Japan, Mexico, USA, France, Germany, Spain, and Finland).

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