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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In 1994, an article in the "Lancet" reported a case of siderosilicosis in the case of a worker in the printing industry that was thought to be caused by toner exposure [1].
Pathologic Diagnosis: Mixed Dust Fibrosis in an Arc Welder (Pulmonary Siderosilicosis)
When exposure occurs in conjunction with silica dust, a form of mixed dust fibrosis called siderosilicosis can result.