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hy·per·sen·si·tive

 (hī′pər-sĕn′sĭ-tĭv)
adj.
1. Highly or excessively sensitive.
2. Responding excessively to the stimulus of a foreign agent, such as an allergen.

hy′per·sen′si·tive·ness, hy′per·sen′si·tiv′i·ty n.
hy′per·sen′si·tize′ (-tīz′) v.
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hypersensitivity

extreme or abnormal sensitivity, as to criticism. — hypersensitive, adj.
See also: Psychology
extreme or abnormal sensitivity, as to criticism. — hypersensitive, adj.
See also: Attitudes
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypersensitivity - pathological sensitivity
predisposition, sensitivity - susceptibility to a pathogen
cryaesthesia, cryesthesia - hypersensitivity to cold
hypersensitivity reaction - an inappropriate and excessive reaction to an allergen (as pollen or dust or animal hair or certain foods); severity ranges from mild allergy to severe systemic reactions leading to anaphylactic shock
2.hypersensitivity - extreme sensitivity
sensitivity, sensitiveness, sensibility - (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation; "sensitivity to pain"
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Translations

hypersensitivity

n hipersensibilidad f
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The final report could call UIP pattern (with the corresponding level of confidence, with or without ancillary findings suggesting chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis or collagen vascular disease), other patterns (low or high confidence), specific diagnosis (eg, Langerhans cell histiocytosis, lymphangioleiomyomatosis, malignant epithelial tumors, lymphoproliferative diseases, infections), and no pattern or unclassified fibrosis/inflammation.
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (25%), hypersensitivity pneumonitis (17.5%), Sarcoidosis (15%), rheumatoid arthritis (10%), silicosis (10%), LAM (7.5%), allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (5 %) and lymphangitis carcinomatosis (5 %), COP (5%).
(13.) Lacasse Y and Cormier Y Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2006; 1: 25.
Undoubtedly, subacute hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) can resolve completely with immunosuppression.
The differential diagnosis of cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (BOOP) includes diseases like community-acquired pneumonia, idiopathic interstitial pneumonias, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, chronic eosinophilic pneumonia, and sarcoidosis [1,4].
In recent months, the agency has seen a spike in the number of serious, potentially life- threatening health problems associated with the use of Limbrel to include drug-induced liver injury and hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
Due to the transbronchial biopsy findings, combined with the recent initiation of ustekinumab, the patient was diagnosed with ustekinumab-induced hypersensitivity pneumonitis. He was treated with cessation of the biological therapy, topical emollients and topical steroids for eczema.
Recent data published by the ILD Pakistan registry, which collected data from 2010-2016, showed IPF to be the most common ILD (32.9%), followed by sarcoidosis (18.5%).9 In India, a prospective ILD registry found hypersensitivity pneumonitis as the most common ILD (47.35%).10
Of note, a SLB was not performed in patients with a histological NSIP pattern following TBLCs if a related condition (such as a hypersensitivity pneumonitis) was identified by the multidisciplinary team according to the analysis of all the available data.
Doctors diagnosed him with hypersensitivity pneumonitis, a rare disease caused by breathing in particles that irritate lung tissues.
No patient on any therapy was diagnosed with tuberculosis or malignancy, but three patients on methotrexate had severe adverse effects, including liver disease, methotrexate hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and severe personality changes.
She added: "The report Daily RECORD Tuesday, August 23, 2016 hypersensitivity pneumonitis."