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Silicosis and asbestosis.
Pinheiro G; Parker JE
Conn's current therapy 2006. Rakel RE, Bope ET, eds., Philadelphia, PA: W. B. Saunders Company, 2006 Jan; :341-344
Pneumoconioses are diseases caused by inhalation and deposition of mineral dust in the lungs. Silica, coal mine dust, and asbestos can lead to pulmonary fibrosis and other types of respiratory diseases.
Silicosis; Silicates; Silica-dusts; Asbestosis; Asbestos-dust; Occupational-diseases; Diseases; Mineral-dusts; Dusts; Dust-inhalation; Dust-particles; Dust-exposure; Occupational-exposure; Lung-disorders; Lung-disease; Coal-dust; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Respiratory-system-disorders; Lung-fibrosis; Fibrosis; Surveillance
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505
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Rakel RE; Bope ET
Conn's current therapy 2006
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