siderosilicosis


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siderosilicosis

[‚sid·ə·rə‚sil·ə′kō·səs]
(medicine)
A pneumoconiosis resulting from prolonged inhalation of silica and iron dusts.
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The siderosilicosis was an incidental finding, which was initially suggested by a chest x-ray film to evaluate the second pneumothorax and then confirmed by the open lung biopsy.