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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 141-145

Gujjar lung: An unusual case report and systematic review of literature


1 Department of Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Pathology, AIIMS, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Devada Sindhu
Department of Medicine, AIIMS, No. 101, MMRDH-17, AIIMS Campus, New Delhi
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DOI: 10.4103/ijoem.IJOEM_230_18

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We report a 65 year old female patient who had presented with dry cough and shortness of breath for the last 5 years and had also received anti-tubercular therapy but without any benefit. Evaluation revealed the presence of obstructive airway disease with nodular opacities in bilateral lungs. Histopathological examination including electron microscopy was suggestive of domestically acquired pneumoconiosis.A diagnosis of Gujjar lung was made based on history of exposure to wood smoke, characteristic histological and radiological features. Anti-tubercular therapy was stopped and bronchodilators were initiated along with removal from source of exposure to which she showed significant improvement. We also did a systematic review of literature pertaining to Gujjar lung.






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