berylliosis

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berylliosis

[bə‚ril·ē′ō·səs]
(medicine)
Chronic lung inflammation due to inhalation of beryllium oxide dust.
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136) Two other issues also dominated BISAC's deliberations: (1) the curious resurgence of Chronic Beryllium Disease (CBD) at Brush Wellman plants years after Brush Wellman scientists had concluded that the 2.
Sharing authorship with product defense specialists, beryllium industry-associated scientists published a series of papers suggesting it was possible that beryllium particle size, or particle surface area, or particle number, are more important than previously thought in the development of beryllium disease.
Beryllium causes Chronic Beryllium Disease and cancer.
Genetic testing for the propensity to develop beryllium disease would enable employers to place vulnerable employees in positions whore they would not be exposed to beryllium.
Environment and Health Issues II-14 Aids n Detecting Breast Cancer II-14 Chronic Beryllium Disease (CBD) II-14 Regulations Governing the Use of Beryllium II-14 Threshold Limit Value[R] II-15 Scrap Recycling II-15
CONTEXT: Although chronic beryllium disease (CBD) is clearly an immune-mediated granulomatous reaction to beryllium, acute beryllium disease (ABD) is commonly considered an irritative chemical phenomenon related to high exposures.
For example, the BeLPT car identify changes in the immune system that are linked to an increased risk for developing chronic beryllium disease (Middleton, Fink, Kowalski, Lewin, & Sinks, 2008; Middleton Lewin, Kowalski Cox, & Kleinbaum, 2006).
The bulk of the cases are anticipated to involve radiation-induced cancers from working with nuclear materials, but workers with beryllium disease or silicosis caused by their energy employment would also be eligible, Eagan said.
Lower exposure levels can cause chronic beryllium disease (CBD) - characterized by lung inflammation and scarring - including granuloma, the growth of tumor-like masses of capillaries on the lung surface.
We read with great interest "Chronic Beryllium Disease and Sensitization at a Beryllium Processing Facility" (Rosenman et al.
Dozens of former Rocketdyne employees ``at risk'' of beryllium disease have been stonewalled by the companyBACK in 1987, federal safety officials determined that dozens of workers at the Rocketdyne plant in Canoga Park had been exposed to beryllium dust and a continuing study was warranted to determine whether they were in danger of contracting serious lung disease because of it.
Both the fourth quarter and full year were favorably affected by a reduction in previously recorded legal accruals due to favorable settlements and court rulings related to the Company's chronic beryllium disease litigation.