Byssinosis

Known as: Brown Lung, cotton dust asthma, Brown Lung Diseases 
An occupational lung disorder caused by exposure to cotton dust. It occurs more commonly in workers in the textile industry. Signs and symptoms… (More)
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND While the prevalence of byssinosis is decreasing in industrialized countries and persists at high levels in developing… (More)
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1995
1995
OBJECTIVES To study the prevalence of byssinosis and other respiratory abnormalities in workers exposed to cotton dust in… (More)
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1987
1987
All the 303 full time day workers in a carpet weaving factory were submitted to a physical examination, chest radiography, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The early stages of byssinosis, the chronic lung disorder caused by the inhalation of cotton dust, are characterized by repeated… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
Endotoxin exposure has been implicated in the etiology of lung disease in cotton workers. We investigated this potential… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
To study the various reactions of gram-negative bacteria and their endotoxins observed in workers exposed to cotton dust… (More)
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1981
1981
The prevalence of byssinosis and of chronic bronchitis was studied in a questionnaire investigation among workers in bale opening… (More)
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1980
1980
Inhalation of aqueous extracts of cotton bracts by healthy human volunteers induces reversible lung function changes and symptoms… (More)
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Review
1976
Review
1976
Byssinosis, an occupational lung disease of textile workers, can be distinguished from asthma and other forms of reversible… (More)
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1971
1971
Taylor, G., Massoud, A. A. E., and Lucas, F. (1971). Brit. J. industr. Med., 28, 143-151. Studies on the aetiology of byssinosis… (More)
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