[Pulmonary risks caused by exposure to glass fiber dust].

We observed two patients who, after inhaling glass fibre dust for 14 and 16 years, respectively, developed a cough and dyspnoea on exertion. Our investigation of transbronchially obtained lung tissue with the aid of light microscopy, electron microscopy and energy-dispersive x-ray micro-analysis revealed fibrosis of mild extension in immediate topographical… (More)