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Byssinosis

A condition of BRONCHOCONSTRICTION resulting from hypersensitive reaction to inhaled dust during the initial processing of cotton, flax, or hemp in the textile industry. Symptoms include wheezing and tightness in the chest.

Year introduced: 1974(1969)

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Tree Number(s): C08.381.483.581.275, C08.381.520.702.275, C24.800.323

MeSH Unique ID: D002095

Entry Terms:

  • Byssinoses
  • Brown Lung
  • Brown Lungs
  • Brown Lung Disease
  • Brown Lung Diseases

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