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Disease Pneumoconiosis

Name Pneumoconiosis
Synonyms Bagassosis | Pneumoconioses
Definition A diffuse parenchymal lung disease caused by inhalation of dust and by tissue reaction to their presence. These inorganic, organic, particulate, or vaporized matters usually are inhaled by workers in their occupational environment, leading to the various forms (ASBESTOSIS; BYSSINOSIS; and others). Similar air pollution can also have deleterious effects on the general population.
Categories Occupational disease | Respiratory tract disease
MeSH® ID D011009
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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
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
3. DiseasesOccupational Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pneumoconiosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

Top ↑ Descendants

Pneumoconiosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
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  Baritosis
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View node Byssinosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Caplan Syndrome
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