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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
pneumoconiosis +     
anthracosilicosis 
anthracosis +   
asbestosis  
A form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of asbestos fibers which elicit potent inflammatory responses in the parenchyma of the lung. The disease is characterized by interstitial fibrosis of the lung, varying from scattered sites to extensive scarring of the alveolar interstitium.
bagassosis 
baritosis 
berylliosis  
Byssinosis +  
Caplan's syndrome 
kaolin pneumoconiosis 
mixed mineral dust pneumoconiosis 
pneumoconiosis due to talc 
siderosis +  
silicosis +   
slate pneumoconiosis 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Asbestoses ;   Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonitis - from Asbestos Exposure ;   Pulmonary Fibrosis - from Asbestos Exposure
Primary IDs: MESH:D001195
Alternate IDs: RDO:0004918
Xrefs: GARD:5852 ;   ICD10CM:J61 ;   ICD9CM:501 ;   NCI:C84573
Definition Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asbestosis "DO", MESH:D001195

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