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Silicotuberculosis

Known as: Silicotuberculoses, Silicotuberculosis [Disease/Finding] 
Pulmonary or extrapulmonary infection caused by MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS or nontuberculous mycobacteria in a patient with silicosis.
National Institutes of Health

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2016
2016
Silicosis is a progressive interstitial lung disease, characterized by shortness of breath, cough, fever and bluish skin; it can… Expand
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND South Africa has the third highest annual number of new tuberculosis (TB) cases globally. The resurgence of TB which… Expand
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Initially, lung injury caused by chemicals was primarily associated with certain professions and occupations. In his classic… Expand
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1998
1998
AIM To determine the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) signal characteristics of progressive massive fibrosis (PMF) in silicosis… Expand
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1995
1995
  • R. Cowie
  • Tubercle and lung disease : the official journal…
  • 1995
  • Corpus ID: 30412365
SETTING A medical facility for approximately 90,000 gold miners employed on 24 South African gold mines. OBJECTIVE To establish… Expand
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1991
1991
  • The American review of respiratory disease
  • 1991
  • Corpus ID: 41423237
Patients with silicotuberculosis have been reported to respond poorly to antituberculosis chemotherapy. Therefore, in a study in… Expand
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1990
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1990
The mortality patterns of United Kingdom tin miners were examined in relation to calendar period and duration of underground work… Expand
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1990
1990
The mortality risk of iron ore (haematite) miners between 1970 and 1982 was investigated in a retrospective cohort study of… Expand
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1981
1981
The serum concentrations of copper, iron, and zinc in silicosis were investigated related to the X-ray stage of the disease… Expand
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1981
1981
Increased mortality from cancer of the lung has been found in several studies of miners exposed to high levels of radioactivity… Expand
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