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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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Review
2019
Review
2019
Silicotuberculosis is critical in community settings among workers and employees exposed to silica dust. Older age of entry (>30… Expand
2016
2016
Silicosis is a progressive interstitial lung disease, characterized by shortness of breath, cough, fever and bluish skin; it can… Expand
Highly Cited
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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Review
1995
Review
1995
We conducted a retrospective survey of nocardiosis in 9 city hospitals in northern Italy from 1982 to 1992. The medical records… Expand
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
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The mortality patterns of United Kingdom tin miners were examined in relation to calendar period and duration of underground work… Expand
Review
1986
Review
1986
Several recent studies (animal and human) have suggested an association between lung cancer and silica exposure. To test the… Expand
1981
1981
Abstract The serum concentrations of copper, iron, and zinc in silicosis were investigated related to the X-ray stage of the… Expand
Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Increased mortality from cancer of the lung has been found in several studies of miners exposed to high levels of radioactivity… Expand
1962
1962
Summary1.Two distribution-excretion studies were carried out on rats which had been allowed to inhale an aerosol of antimony-124… Expand