Revision 13 for 'Asbestos related diseases'
Asbestos related diseases
Asbestos related disease, particular affecting the lung, and comprise of a broad spectrum of entities related to the inhalational exposure to asbestos fibres. They can be divided into benign and malignant changes, and include 1-3:
- benign pleural disease
- round atelectasis (asbestos pseudotumour / Bleovsky syndrome)