Disease Information for Chromate dust/ore exposure

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cough
Intra- Nasal Ulceration
Itchy nose
Nasal Septum Perforation
Ulceration nasal septum
Acutely ill patient/signs
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Heavy metals screen/abnormal (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Interstitial infiltrate/fibrosis/Chest
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Asbestosis
Associated Disease & Complications
Carcinoma, bronchogenic
Carcinoma, lung, squamous cell
Chromate dust/exposure/poisoning
Fetal anomaly
Pneumoconiosis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Process
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
PROCESS/Pneumoconioses (ex)
Toxin
TOXIN/Elemental chemical poisoning (ex)
TOXIN/Poison/Dusts/inhalants (category)
TOXIN/Poison/Inorganic (category)
TOXIN/Potential carcinogen
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Dimercaprol (BAL)
Definition

Chromate dust pneumoconiosis/exposure can cause lung cancer as well as scar and fibrosis

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NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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