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Radiological changes in pneumoconiosis, including coal workers' pneumoconiosis.
NIOSH 1975 May; :II-4-II-7
Pneumoconiosis, including silicosis and coal workers' pneumoconiosis are discussed in relation to radiographic appearance. Topics include: small opacities, large opacities, coal macules, focal emphysema, pneumoconiosis in diatomaceous earth workers, egg shell calcifications, rheumatoid lung, and the prevalence of coal workers pneumoconiosis in bituminous and anthracite coal workers.
Respiratory-system-disorders; Lung-fibrosis; Miners; Radiographic-analysis
Occupational Medicine Symposia, Division of Occupational Health Programs, NIOSH, Rockville, Maryland, HEW Publication No. (NIOSH) 75-189
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