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Miliary Lung Disease Due to Unknown Cause.

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By SAYERS R. R., MERIWETHER F. V.. . (Public Health Reports. , Vol. 45:, (No. 49) , December5 , 1930; , p. 2994..)

Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(11):1482. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-4-11-1482_2
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Of 18,285 individuals examined in connection with a systematic investigation for the study and control of silicosis and tuberculosis among miners, about 125 instances were found in which the roentgenograms appeared to be those of miliary tuberculosis, but the patients were, with two exceptions, apparently healthy. The cases ranged in age from 16 to 69 years. With one exception, an Indian, the subjects were all white, native-born Americans, most of whom came from rural districts or had worked in the harvest fields. Eight per cent had never worked in or around mines. Many of the subjects (65.6 per cent) gave



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