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Silicosis – symptoms, treatment

Silicosis is a lung disease with chronic evolution which occurs after inhalation and accumulation of free crystalline silica in the lung. Silicosis occurs more frequently in workers from certain economic sectors where silicon dust rate is intense. Among those is mining, metallurgy, machine building, glass, crystal, porcelain, tiles, extraction and processing industry sands, building materials, agriculture, maritime industry, […]


December 7, 2011, Lung
Pulmonary tuberculosis symptoms

Pulmonary tuberculosis is both an infectious and a contagious disease, with endemic character, produced by the bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Koch bacillus), characterized by granuloma formations, with inflammation and tissue destruction, localized in the lungs with a natural chronic evolution (without treatment), consumptives and often fatal. Symptoms of the pulmonary tuberculosis: The beginning of the […]


November 2, 2011, Lung