Rheumatoid Syndrome Associated with Lung Interstitial Disorder in a Dental Technician Exposed to Ceramic Silica Dust. A Case Report and Critical Literature Review

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Exposure to silica minerals is associated with silicosis and autoimmune disorders, especially systemic scleroderma. Evidence of this association has been increasingly reported in the last decade. The aim of this paper is to discuss, on the basis of a literature review, the case of a 28-year-old female dental technician who suffered from episodes of weakness… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s100670200019

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