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Presentation of IPF and HP in an Avian Exposed Segment of Urban Population: Karachi Pulmonology Clinics Registry Data

Mosavir Ansarie, MBBS; Aneeka Kasmani, MBBS; Asif Naseem, MBBS; Muhammad Azeemuddin, MBBS; Anum Fatima, BS
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Healthcare Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;149(4_S):A411. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.427
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SESSION TITLE: Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases

SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster

PRESENTED ON: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

PURPOSE: In continuation of earlier presented data (Ansarie et al, CWC 2014 & ERS 2012) about the incidence of various ILDs in Karachi (estimated population 20 million), we observed a high proportion of IPF (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis) & HP (Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis) in its avian exposed population. Therefore we decided to investigate the profile of this stratified segment.

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