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Silo Filler's Lung (Nitrogen Dioxide-Induced Pulmonary Disease)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for silo filler's lung.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pulmonology & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

J68, Z57.4

Description:

Silo filler's lung is caused by inhaling nitrogen dioxide while filling or entering a silo after the harvest.

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