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What is Baritosis?

What is Baritosis?

  • Baritosis: A lung condition caused by breathing in barium dust or barium containing compounds. It is generally a benign condition that doesn't cause symptoms other than irritation.

Baritosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Baritosis, or a subtype of Baritosis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Baritosis: Introduction

Types of Baritosis:

Broader types of Baritosis:

What causes Baritosis?

Causes of Baritosis: see causes of Baritosis

What are the symptoms of Baritosis?

Symptoms of Baritosis: see symptoms of Baritosis

Baritosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Baritosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Baritosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Baritosis: Pulmonologist, Occupational Medicine Physician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Baritosis.
Treatments for Baritosis: see treatments for Baritosis

Name and Aliases of Baritosis

Main name of condition: Baritosis

Other names or spellings for Baritosis:

Inhalation of barytes, Deposition of barium in the lungs

Deposition of barium in the lungs, Inhalation of barytes
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Baritosis: Related Conditions

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