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anthracosilicose [1 record]

Record 1 2003-12-10


Subject field(s)
  • The Lungs
  • Mining Dangers and Mine Safety
  • Occupational Health and Safety

Massive fibrosis of the lungs marked by shortness of breath from inhalation of carbon and quartz dusts.


Not to be confused with "anthracosis" (q.v.), which is a benign deposition of coal dust within the lungs from inhalation of sooty air, and with "coal workers pneumoconiosis" (q.v.), a severe form of anthracosis associated with overt pulmonary disease resulting from prolonged, heavy occupational exposure to coal dust.


  • Poumons
  • Exploitation minière (dangers et sécurité)
  • Santé et sécurité au travail

Pneumoconiose mixte résultant de l'association d'une anthracose et d'une silicose.


Voir aussi «anthracose» et «pneumoconiose des houilleurs».


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Pulmones
  • Explotación minera (peligros y seguridad)
  • Salud y seguridad en el trabajo

Estado combinado de antracosis y silicosis.

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