Silicosis in barium miners.

  title={Silicosis in barium miners.},
  author={A. V. Seaton and V A Ruckley and Joseph Addison and William R. Brown},
  volume={41 8},
Four men who mined barytes in Scotland and who developed pneumoconiosis are described. Three developed progressive massive fibrosis, from which two died; and one developed a nodular simple pneumoconiosis after leaving the industry. The radiological and pathological features of the men's lungs were those of silicosis and high proportions of quartz were found in two of them post mortem. The quartz was inhaled from rocks associated with the barytes in the mines. The features of silicosis in barium… CONTINUE READING

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