"Popcorn worker's lung" in Britain in a man making potato crisp flavouring

Hendrick, D. J.
March 2008
Thorax;Mar2008, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p267
Academic Journal
The case history is presented of a patient who developed "popcorn worker's lung" following exposure to 2,3-butanedione (diacetyl). Other similar cases are reviewed, and it is concluded that "food flavourer's lung" may be a more suitable diagnostic label.


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