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Acute Silicosis complications
Acute Silicosis

Complications could include:

  • Lung cancer is a cancer that originates in the lungs. Lung cancer often goes undetected in the early stages, since symptoms don't usually present themselves until the advanced stages of the disease.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lobectomy is the surgical removal of the lobe of an organ. Read about why this surgery is performed, and learn about the risks and benefits.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Oxygen therapy provides supplemental oxygen to people with breathing disorders.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Smoking is the leading cause of emphysema, a disease of the lungs that makes it hard to breathe. Learn more about how emphysema affects you and how it's treated.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), is a lung condition usually caused by smoking. It makes breathing difficult, and wheezing, tightness in chest, and chest infections are common.
    Source:HLCMS
  • COPD symptoms are usually slow to develop and often don't appear until significant damage has occurred. Symptoms can come and go and may vary in intensity.
    Source:HLCMS
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