Suberosis also known as Corkhandler disease or Corkworker Lung is a type of hypersensitivity pneumonitis usually caused by the fungus Penicillium glabrum (formerly called Penicillum frequentans) from Exposure to moldy cork dust. Chrysonilia sitophilia, Aspergillus fumigatus, uncontaminated cork dust, and Mucor macedo may also have significant roles in the pathogenesis of the disease.

Abbreviated Terms

  • corkhandler disease
  • corkworker lung
  • Also Known As

  • cork-handlers' disease
  • cork-handlers' lung
  • corkhandler's hypersensitivity pneumonitis
  • Related ICD 10 COde

    ICD 10 Code J67.3

    3081 0.841017961502