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What does HP stand for?

HP stands for Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

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[FIGURE 5a OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP), originally known as extrinsic allergic alveolitis, is an allergic lung disease caused by the inhalation of organic or inorganic particles that trigger a cascade of immune-complex and cell-mediated reactions.
9) Workplace allergens can affect various organ systems, leading to different clinical syndromes including allergic respiratory conditions (conjunctivitis, rhinitis, asthma, angiooedema, hypersensitivity pneumonitis and anaphylaxis) and cutaneous reactions (allergic contact dermatitis, irritant contact dermatitis, protein contact dermatitis and contact urticaria).
Other adult respiratory disorders in which either surfactant replacement therapy or abnormal surfactant regulation may occur include pneumonia, lung transplants, sarcoidosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, alveolar proteinosis, obstructive lung disease including asthma, radiation pneumonitis, and drug-induced pulmonary disease.
They then deal with specific categories of disease, including bronchiolitis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, collagen vascular diseases, pulmonary hypertension with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis, and interstitial lung diseases associated with occupational exposures.
Hot tub lung is believed to be a hypersensitivity pneumonitis caused by exposure to aerosolized Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) and other nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) predisposed to grow in indoor hot tubs, enclosed swimming pools, spas, and therapy pools.