TITLE

pneumoconiosis

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p614
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for "pneumoconiosis" is presented. It refers to a group of lung diseases which are caused by the inhalation of certain mineral dusts. Its main types are asbestosis, coal workers' pneumoconiosis and silicosis. The symptoms, complications, diagnosis and treatment of the disease are noted.
ACCESSION #
44000119

 

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