Mesothelioma in a worker who spun chrysotile asbestos at home during childhood.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Malignant mesothelioma has a long latency period and more commonly found in those exposed to amphibole than chrysotile asbestos. METHOD A 35 years old asbestos worker in an asbestos textile plant in Chongqing, China, developed mesothelioma after only 4 years of employment. He was born and bred in a company residence of an asbestos plant and… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ajim.20675

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