Berylliosis

Known as: Beryllioses, Berylliosis [Disease/Finding], beryllium disease 
A form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhaled rare metal BERYLLIUM or its soluble salts which are used in a wide variety of industry including alloys… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Pneumoconiosis may be classified as either fibrotic or nonfibrotic, according to the presence or absence of fibrosis. Silicosis… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND To determine whether current and former construction workers are at significant risk for occupational illnesses from… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Chronic beryllium disease is an occupational lung disease that begins as a cell-mediated immune response to beryllium. Although… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Sarcoidosis is a granulomatous disorder of unknown etiology, associated with an accumulation of CD4+ T cells and a TH1 immune… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) has a high mortality rate, and current therapies are only marginally effective. A serum… (More)
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2000
2000
Single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are the most abundant type of human genetic variation. These variable sites are present at… (More)
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1997
1997
Inhaled beryllium induces specific sensitization and nonspecific effects leading to chronic beryllium disease (CBD). It is not… (More)
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1992
1992
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has found that the evidence for the carcinogenicity of beryllium is… (More)
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Review
1990
Review
1990
The type of lung disease caused by metal compounds depends on the nature of the offending agent, its physicochemical form, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Beryllium lung disease is a chronic granulomatous disorder in which a beryllium-specific immune response plays a central role. By… (More)
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