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Silicosis

Silicosis: Introduction

Silicosis: An occupation lung disease caused by breathing in silica dust. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Silicosis is available below.

Symptoms of Silicosis

Treatments for Silicosis

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Silicosis: Related Patient Stories

Silicosis: Deaths

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Diagnostic Tests for Silicosis

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Silicosis: Complications

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Causes of Silicosis

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Disease Topics Related To Silicosis

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Silicosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Silicosis

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed...read more »

Silicosis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Silicosis

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Silicosis: Rare Types

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Silicosis: Animations

Prognosis for Silicosis

Research about Silicosis

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Clinical Trials for Silicosis

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Prevention of Silicosis

Prevention information for Silicosis has been compiled from various data sources and may be inaccurate or incomplete. None of these methods guarantee prevention of Silicosis.

Statistics for Silicosis

Silicosis: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Silicosis:

Pneumoconiosis due to the inhalation of dust of stone, sand, or flint containing silicon dioxide, with formation of generalized, nodular fibrotic changes in both lungs. (Dorland, 27th ed) - (Source - Diseases Database)

A lung disease caused by inhaling particles of silica or quartz or slate - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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