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What is Berylliosis?

What is Berylliosis?

  • Berylliosis: A condition that results from inhalation of beryllium in to form of dust or fumes. The lungs, skin eyes or blood may be affected and the affects can occur immediately or after long term exposure.
  • Berylliosis: Beryllium. An element with the atomic symbol Be, atomic number 4, and atomic weight 9.01218. Short exposure to this element can lead to a type of poisoning known as BERYLLIOSIS.
    Source - Diseases Database

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Berylliosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Berylliosis: Introduction

Types of Berylliosis:

Broader types of Berylliosis:

How serious is Berylliosis?

Complications of Berylliosis: see complications of Berylliosis

What causes Berylliosis?

Causes of Berylliosis: see causes of Berylliosis

What are the symptoms of Berylliosis?

Symptoms of Berylliosis: see symptoms of Berylliosis

Complications of Berylliosis: see complications of Berylliosis

Berylliosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Berylliosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Berylliosis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Berylliosis: see treatments for Berylliosis
Research for Berylliosis: see research for Berylliosis

Name and Aliases of Berylliosis

Main name of condition: Berylliosis

Other names or spellings for Berylliosis:

beryllium granulomatosis, beryllium pneumonosis, beryllium poisoning, Subacute Berylliosis, Reversible Berylliosis, Acute Berylliosis, Chronic pulmonary Berylliosis, Chronic beryllium lung disease, Chronic beryllium disease

Beryllium Source - Diseases Database

Berylliosis: Related Conditions

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