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Respiratory disease caused by synthetic fibres: a new occupational disease.
Seven patients exposed to the inhalation of synthetic fibres presented with various bronchopulmonary diseases, such as asthma, extrinsic allergic alveolitis, chronic bronchitis with bronchiectasis,Expand
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Respiratory disease in cork workers (`suberosis') 1
Pimentel, J. Cortez, and Avila, Ramiro (1973).Thorax, 28, 409-423. Respiratory disease in cork workers (`suberosis'). A clinical, immunological, and histological study of 63 workers in the corkExpand
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Furrier's lung
As is known, the inhalation of animal hairs can provoke immunological reactions in the respiratory tract affecting the naso-tracheo-bronchial sector and giving rise to asthma-like syndromes. AnotherExpand
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The Tumour-like Forms of Aspergillosis of the Lung (Pulmonary Aspergilloma)
The increasing number of cases of pulmonary aspergilloma makes this more frequently encountered in daily practice, and it should be considered in the differential diagnosis of patients withExpand
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Cardiac involvement in a peculiar form of paramyloidosis.
Abstract Heart disease is common in paramyloidosis. The clinical and pathologic features can be divided into two fundamental types. In the first type serious cardiac insufficiency is predominant andExpand
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`Vineyard sprayer's lung': a new occupational disease
The mildew of the vineyards is prevented by the use of sprays with a solution of copper sulphate neutralized with hydrated lime. The inhalation of this solution while spraying may give rise toExpand
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Some aspects of pulmonary aspergilloma in Portugal.
SUMMARY The tumor-like form of aspergillosis ("aspergilloma") is at the present time, the most frequent mycotic infection of the lungs to be found in Portugal. The various stages of pulmonaryExpand
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Abstract Two morphologic types of endomyocardial fibrosis are described. The roentgenographic aspects and the anatomic and histologic data which define them are indicated, making it possible toExpand
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Sarcoid granulomas of the skin produced by acrylic and nylon fibres
  • J. Pimentel
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • The British journal of dermatology
  • 1 June 1977
The introduction into the skin of organic or inorganic substances can produce sarcoid‐like granulomas. Two new granulomas of this type are described related to acrylic and nylon fibres. TheExpand
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  • J. Pimentel
  • Medicine
  • The British journal of dermatology
  • 1 November 1972
The introduction into the skin of chemical substances or organic matter can produce granulomata of sarcoid type. A new granuloma of this type related to wounds produced by the stubble of wheat isExpand
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