(redirected from Hot Tub lung)
Also found in: Medical.
HTLHospitality, Tourism and Leisure
HTLHard Thermal Loop (physics)
HTLHistogram Template Library
HTLHierarchical Timing Language
HTLHierarchical Temporal Logic
HTLHigh Tide Line
HTLHorizon Terminals Limited
HTLHole Transport Layer
HTLHöhere Technische Lehranstalt (Technical collage)
HTLHöhere Technische Lehranstalt (Austria)
HTLHearing Threshold Level
HTLHarison Toshiba Lighting (Japan)
HTLHigh Threshold Logic
HTLHistology Technologist
HTLHoway the Lads
HTLHenri de Toulouse-Lautrec (painter)
HTLHeat Transfer Label
HTLHops to Live (Freenet)
HTLHeat Transfer Laboratory
HTLHouse of Traditional Leaders
HTLHeat Transfer Loop
HTLHot Tub Lung
HTLHazard Tracking Log
HTLHydrothermal Processing
HTLHost Target LUN (VMware)
HTLHalf Truck Load
HTLHost Technical Liaison
HTLHypotrichosis, Localized, Autosomal Recessive
HTLHenderson Technical Laboratory (Titanium Metals Corp.)
References in periodicals archive ?
Poorly formed granulomas Located in the interstitium, not airways, except in hot tub lung.
Hot tub lung is believed to be a hypersensitivity pneumonitis caused by exposure to aerosolized Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) and other nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) predisposed to grow in indoor hot tubs, enclosed swimming pools, spas, and therapy pools.
Huitt noted that in a recent series of 27 patients with hot tub lung reported by her colleagues in the occupational medicine group at National Jewish, the disease resolved or improved with treatment in all cases.
DATA SOURCES AND EXTRACTION: We retrospectively reviewed all cases (n = 4) of presumptively diagnosed hot tub lung in immunocompetent individuals at the various physician practices in Springfield, Illinois, during 2001-2005.
7) Some authors suggest that hot tub lung is a spectrum of disease with components of both hypersensitivity pneumonitis and infection.
Differentiation from hot tub lung (a hypersensitivity pneumonitis-like disease; see below) is more difficult and may be impossible on histologic grounds.
The granulomas described in hot tub lung were more exuberant and well formed than those seen in typical cases of hypersensitivity pneumonitis from other causes.
The risks associated with a fully enclosed spa room are low, but responsible retailers should discuss hot tub lung with clients when addressing design considerations for the structure, and cover proper cleaning and maintenance of the spa itself.
She points out that "having these problems doesn't mean the hot tub will automatically cause hot tub lung.
However, industry experts say hot tub lung can be easily avoided.
No reported cases of hot tub lung have been associated with outdoor or commercial use, said Kalra.