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The purpose of this paper is to present certain aspects of human and experimental silicosis and to report some of the recent advances in this subject, along with some of the difficulties that are being encountered by its investigators.
Silicosis is an industrial disease of increasing importance that has been recognized by the clinician for the past hundred years. Formerly this condition was known by many names, such as grinder's rot, miner's phthisis and stonemason's lung. Gradually these occupational diseases were found to be associated with the inhalation of dust in the corresponding trades. The pathological lesions in these pulmonary
IRWIN D. THE EXPERIMENTAL AND PATHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF SILICOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;9:540–546. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-5-540
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;9(5):540-546.
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