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Silicotuberculosis is critical in community settings among workers and employees exposed to silica dust. Older age of entry (>30… Expand Silicosis is a progressive interstitial lung disease, characterized by shortness of breath, cough, fever and bluish skin; it can… Expand Initially, lung injury caused by chemicals was primarily associated with certain professions and occupations. In his classic… Expand We conducted a retrospective survey of nocardiosis in 9 city hospitals in northern Italy from 1982 to 1992. The medical records… Expand Patients with silicotuberculosis have been reported to respond poorly to antituberculosis chemotherapy. Therefore, in a study in… Expand The mortality patterns of United Kingdom tin miners were examined in relation to calendar period and duration of underground work… Expand Several recent studies (animal and human) have suggested an association between lung cancer and silica exposure. To test the… Expand Abstract The serum concentrations of copper, iron, and zinc in silicosis were investigated related to the X-ray stage of the… Expand Increased mortality from cancer of the lung has been found in several studies of miners exposed to high levels of radioactivity… Expand Summary1.Two distribution-excretion studies were carried out on rats which had been allowed to inhale an aerosol of antimony-124… Expand