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"Asbestosis"




  1. photo Lung-destroying asbestos still lurks everywhere in America, even in children's crayonsLung-destroying asbestos still lurks everywhere in America, even in children's crayonsNews
    amount of asbestos can produce an incurable disease called mesothelioma, which attacks the lining of the lungs and other organs. Asbestos can also cause cancer and a disease called asbestosis, which canRead more

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Asbestosis

Disease

Asbestosis is a chronic inflammatory and fibrotic medical condition affecting the parenchymal tissue of the lungs caused by the inhalation and retention of asbestos fibers. It usually occurs after high intensity and/or long-term exposure to asbestos (particularly in those individuals working on the production or end-use of products containing asbestos) and is therefore regarded as an...More