Asbestos-related disease.

  title={Asbestos-related disease.},
  author={Charlotte Emma Bolton and Anna Richards and Philip Ebden},
  journal={Hospital medicine},
  volume={63 3},
Until the 1980s, asbestos was widely used throughout the UK. The incidence of asbestos-related disease is still climbing because of the long delay in developing the disease from the initial exposure. The spectrum of diseases encompasses malignant mesothelioma, asbestosis, asbestos-related lung carcinoma and benign pleural disease, including pleural plaques. 
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