[Pulmonary siderosis and long-term respiratory risks of arc welders].

Abstract

Pulmonary siderosis and bronchial cancer are respiratory risks in the long term in arc welders. We report a case of siderosis discovered from radiological abnormalities in a patient of 56 who had been an arc welder for 30 years. An analysis of the broncho-alveolar lavage liquid and transbronchial biopsy confirmed an iron overload and revealed patchy… (More)

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