[Dust deposits in lung tumors--cause and significance].


In the diagnosis of a so-called scar carcinoma, one of the accepted morphological characteristics is the deposition of dust in tumours of the lung. In 50 bronchial carcinomas in former miners and patients not occupationally exposed to dust, the cause and significance of such lesions were investigated in autopsy and surgical material. Impregnation with dust… (More)


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