Bagassosis refers to a form of hypersensitivity pneumonitis related to a mouldy molasse usually related to sugar cane dry pulpy fibrous residue called bagasse (Thermoactinomyces sacchari). It is considered to reflect a reaction to organic dust and is becoming rarer in recent years.


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rID: 69227
System: Chest
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Bagassosis disease

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