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Bird Fancier's Lung MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Bird Fancier's Lung
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.483.125.125
C08.674.055.125
C20.543.480.680.075.125
C24.125
Unique ID
D001716
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001716
Scope Note
A form of alveolitis or pneumonitis due to an acquired hypersensitivity to inhaled avian antigens, usually proteins in the dust of bird feathers and droppings.
Entry Term(s)
Avian Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Budgerigar Fancier's Lung
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis, Avian
Pigeon Breeder's Lung
Pneumonitis, Avian Hypersensitivity
Pneumonitis, Hypersensitivity, Avian
NLM Classification #
WF 600
Previous Indexing
Farmer's Lung (1966-1976)
Respiratory Hypersensitivity (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under ALVEOLITIS, EXTRINSIC ALLERGIC 1977-90
History Note
91(77); was see under ALVEOLITIS, EXTRINSIC ALLERGIC 1977-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/05/05
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Bird Fancier's Lung Preferred
Budgerigar Fancier's Lung Narrower
Pigeon Breeder's Lung Narrower
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