Items tagged “asbestos”

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Asbestos related diseases

Asbestos related disease, in particular affecting the lung, comprise of a broad spectrum of entities related to the inhalational exposure to asbestos fibres. They can be divided into benign and malignant changes 1-3. Benign pleural and parenchymal lung disease asbestos related benign pleural d...
Case

Round atelectasis

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 11 Feb 2010
68% complete
CT
Case

Ferruginous body (asbestos)

Ferruginous body ...
 Diagnosis not applicable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 26 Feb 2010
35% complete
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Pleural plaque

Pleural plaques are the most common manifestation of asbestos related disease, and can be identified with a very high degree of specificity with CT. Epidemiology Pleural plaques are strongly associated with inhalational exposure to asbestos. There is an extremely long latency (typically 20 to ...
Case

Asbestos bodies

Asbestos bodies

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 Diagnosis not applicable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 26 Feb 2010
32% complete
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Asbestos body

An asbestos body is a histological finding in interstitial lung disease that is suggestive of significant occupational asbestos exposure. They are usually identified following a parenchymal lung biopsy 3. Macrophage ingestion of the asbestos fibres triggers a fibrogenic response via the release...
Case

Asbestos - anthophyllite

 Diagnosis not applicable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 26 Feb 2010
41% complete
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Hairy pleural plaques

The so-called hairy pleural plaque, are a manifestation of asbestos related disease. They arises from the visceral pleura, typically from an interlobar fissure. The hairiness stems from short radially oriented linear regions of fibrosis extending from the plaque into the adjacent lung parenchyma...
Case

Asbestosis

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 27 Feb 2010
65% complete
CT
Case

Pleural plaques

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Calvin Gan
Published 03 Mar 2016
69% complete
X-ray

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