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Disease Berylliosis

Name Berylliosis
Synonyms Beryllioses | Beryllium Disease
Definition A form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhaled rare metal BERYLLIUM or its soluble salts which are used in a wide variety of industry including alloys, ceramics, radiographic equipment, and vacuum tubes. Berylliosis is characterized by an acute inflammatory reaction in the upper airway leading to BRONCHIOLITIS; PULMONARY EDEMA; and pneumonia.
Categories Occupational disease | Respiratory tract disease
MeSH® ID D001607
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1. DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Diseases, Interstitial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pneumoconiosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Berylliosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
2. DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Injury Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pneumoconiosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Berylliosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
3. DiseasesOccupational Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pneumoconiosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Berylliosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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