Delayed onset sandstone pneumoconiosis: a case report.

  title={Delayed onset sandstone pneumoconiosis: a case report.},
  author={H J Symanski},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  volume={2 2},
  • H J Symanski
  • Published 1981 in American journal of industrial medicine
An unusual case of silicosis is described in a worker who inhaled the dust of pure silica while working in a sandstone quarry. The exposure lasted only eight years. In 1980, 45 years after exposure ceased, severe clinical manifestations of silicosis appeared for the first time. The chest X-ray showed a pneumoconiosis A 2mn/A2 Mn Cor, em, hilus, based on the… CONTINUE READING