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pneumoconiosis

pneumoconiosis

Introduction

  • fibrotic lung diseases caused by inhalation of dusts in occupational exposures
  • these are generally not treatable and may result in progressive pulmonary fibrosis and eventually respiratory failure, and in some cases may result in lung cancers (eg. mesothelioma with asbestosis)

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pneumoconiosis.txt · Last modified: 2016/12/03 23:25 (external edit)