Retroperitoneal and pleural fibrosis in an insulator working in power plants.


We describe a case history of a former insulator who developed concomitant retroperitoneal and pleural fibrosis. In his work, the patient had been exposed on a daily basis to asbestos dust while demolishing and installing pipeline insulations. The heavy asbestos exposure was confirmed by a high level of asbestos content in his autopsy lung sample. We… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr.08.2008.0644


Figures and Tables

Sorry, we couldn't extract any figures or tables for this paper.

Slides referencing similar topics