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Asbestosis


Is a Disease or Syndrome.

"A form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of asbestos fibers which elicit potent inflammatory responses in the parenchyma of the lung. The disease is characterized by interstitial fibrosis of the lung, varying from scattered sites to extensive scarring of the alveolar interstitium."

Related Topics

The following medical topics are often discussed with Asbestosis on the web pages we have analyzed and so may be medically related. Click on the symbol to show the web page linking the two topics.


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