Acute Silicosis Learning Center
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Silicosis is a progressive disease that belongs to a group of lung disorders called pneumoconioses. Silicosis is marked by the formation of lumps (nodules) and fibrous scar tissue in the lungs. It is the oldest known occupational lung disease, and...
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- Construction/mining workers
- Exposure to Silica Dust