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Disease Silicosis

Name Silicosis
Synonym Silicoses
Definition A form of pneumoconiosis resulting from inhalation of dust containing crystalline form of SILICON DIOXIDE, usually in the form of quartz. Amorphous silica is relatively nontoxic.
Categories Occupational disease | Respiratory tract disease
MeSH® ID D012829
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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 Silicosis 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 Silicosis 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 Silicosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Silicosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Anthracosilicosis
  Silicosiderosis
  Silicotuberculosis