Items tagged “asbestosis”

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Article

Asbestosis

Asbestosis is an occupational fibrotic lung disease associated with high levels of asbestos fiber inhalation. Fibrosis is lower lobe predominant and can progress. Even without progression the risk of lung cancer is increased. The presence of pleural plaques is variable 10. Epidemiology Asbest...
Case

Calcified pleural plaques from asbestos exposure

  Diagnosis almost certain
Ehsan Masud Kiani
Published 02 Jan 2009
53% complete
X-ray CT
Article

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 fibers. They can be divided into benign and malignant processes 1-3. Benign pleural and parenchymal lung disease asbestos-related benign pleural...
Case

Asbestosis

  Diagnosis almost certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 27 Feb 2010
50% complete
CT
Case

Asbestosis

  Diagnosis almost certain
Roberto Schubert
Published 03 Apr 2012
47% complete
X-ray
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Mesothelioma

  Diagnosis almost certain
Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 10 Apr 2013
73% complete
X-ray CT
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Multiple rib fractures and incidental asbestosis in a trauma patient

  Diagnosis almost certain
Dayu Gai
Published 15 Feb 2015
83% complete
CT
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Asbestosis complicated by lung cancer

  Diagnosis certain
Hani M. Al Salam
Published 12 Dec 2018
86% complete
X-ray CT Nuclear medicine
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Pleural thickening: illustrations

  Diagnosis not applicable
Matt Skalski
Published 12 May 2017
35% complete
Diagram
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Calcified pleural plaques

  Diagnosis certain
Ian Bickle
Published 30 Apr 2021
88% complete
X-ray