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Byssinosis: Introduction

Byssinosis: Usually an occupational disease where excessive inhalation of dust from cotton, hemp or flax causes lung problems. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Byssinosis is available below.

Symptoms of Byssinosis

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Causes of Byssinosis

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Byssinosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Byssinosis

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Byssinosis: Rare Types

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Definitions of Byssinosis:

An airway obstruction due to the dust inhaled during the processing of cotton. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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


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