Sypmtoms start 4-6 hrs after exposure and resolved in 18-24 hrs. Symptoms may include chills, sweating, shivering, myalgias, nausea, lethargy, headache, and malaise (maybe fever).respiratory sympotoms include dyspnea, dry cough, tachypnea, and chest discomfort.
Chronically, diffuse pulmonary fibrosis develops in upper lobes, and cor pulmonale
What does the patient have?
What is the treatment?
- -id the agent and prevent exposure
- -oral corticosteroids