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Pulmonary siderosis

MedGen UID:
11420
Concept ID:
C0037061
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Sideroses; Siderosis
SNOMED CT: Pulmonary siderosis (62371005); Arc-welders' lung (62371005); Arc-welders' pneumoconiosis (62371005); Welders' lung (62371005); Arc-welders' disease (62371005); Welders' siderosis (62371005); Arc-welders' nodulation (62371005); Iron oxide lung (62371005); Pneumoconiosis siderotico (62371005); Siderotic lung disease (62371005); Steel grinders' disease (62371005); Iron pneumoconiosis (62371005); Siderosis (62371005)
 

Definition

A form of pneumoconiosis resulting from inhalation of iron in the mining dust or welding fumes. [from MeSH]

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Etiology

Lim KH, Liam CK, Wong CM
Med J Malaysia 2000 Jun;55(2):265-7. PMID: 19839158

Diagnosis

Lim KH, Liam CK, Wong CM
Med J Malaysia 2000 Jun;55(2):265-7. PMID: 19839158
Schiavina M, Pileri S, Mancini AM
Appl Pathol 1986;4(3):170-4. PMID: 3297113

Therapy

Rajdev N, Green R, Crosby WH
Arch Intern Med 1978 Oct;138(10):1549-51. PMID: 568458

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