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Pneumoconiosis: Introduction

Pneumoconiosis: A lung disease caused by breathing in air contaminated with particles of dust such as coal, kaolin, asbestos and talc. It is generally an occupation disease where people are exposed to the contaminated air for prolonged periods of time. Generally symptoms stop once the exposure ceases. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pneumoconiosis is available below.

Symptoms of Pneumoconiosis

Treatments for Pneumoconiosis

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Pneumoconiosis?

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Pneumoconiosis: Deaths

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Types of Pneumoconiosis

Pneumoconiosis: Complications

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Causes of Pneumoconiosis

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Disease Topics Related To Pneumoconiosis

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Pneumoconiosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Pneumoconiosis

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Hospitals & Clinics: Pneumoconiosis

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Pneumoconiosis: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Pneumoconiosis

Research about Pneumoconiosis

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Clinical Trials for Pneumoconiosis

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Definitions of Pneumoconiosis:

Any of a group of lung diseases resulting from inhalation of particles of industrial substances. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Chronic respiratory disease caused by inhaling metallic or mineral particles - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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