Silo Filler's Disease Overview
What is silo filler's disease?
A person with silo filler's disease has damage to the lungs, caused by chronic exposure to nitrogen dioxide gas. Plant material produces nitrogen gas when is stored in a closed space, such as a silo. Silo filler's disease is an occupational lung disease that occurs in farmers.
What are the symptoms of silo filler's disease?
Symptoms of silo filler's disease include cough, wheezing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, and fatigue.
How does the doctor treat silo filler's disease?
The treatment for silo filler's disease may include corticosteroid medications and oxygen therapy.
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