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Asbestosis occurring after brief inhalational exposure: usefulness of bronchoalveolar lavage in diagnosis

British Journal of Industrial Medicine

Feb 1, 1989

Richard G Barbers, Jerrold L Abraham

PMID: 2538140

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A case of clinically and radiologically typical asbestosis manifesting in a 55 year old man occurred 36 years after a brief exposure period of less than one year. A transbronchial lung biopsy was performed but the samples were considered non-diagnostic. The diagnosis was supported by th...read more

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Surgical Pathology Scanning Electron Microscopy
Transbronchial Lung Biopsy
Radiographic Imaging Procedure
Scanning Electron Microscopy
Pulmonary Fibrosis - from Asbestos Exposure
Alveolar
Cummingtonite-Grunerite
Asbestos
Bronchial Lavage
Electron Probe Microanalysis
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Asbestosis occurring after brief inhalational exposure: usefulness of bronchoalveolar lavage in diagnosis

British Journal of Industrial Medicine

Feb 1, 1989

Richard G Barbers, Jerrold L Abraham

PMID: 2538140

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Abstract

A case of clinically and radiologically typical asbestosis manifesting in a 55 year old man occurred 36 years after a brief exposure period of less than one year. A transbronchial lung biopsy was performed but the samples were considered non-diagnostic. The diagnosis was supported by th...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Surgical Pathology Scanning Electron Microscopy
Transbronchial Lung Biopsy
Radiographic Imaging Procedure
Scanning Electron Microscopy
Pulmonary Fibrosis - from Asbestos Exposure
6

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