Disease Information for Silicosis, acute/sandblasting lung

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Chest Pain
Chest pain, substernal/midline
Cyanosis
Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain
Bronchospasm signs
Cellophane crackles/rales at bases sign
Chest pain/non-cardiac
Chest tightness/breathing response
Cough
Cough Acute
Cough Dry Non-productive
Dyspnea
Exertional cyanosis
Lung signs/abnormality
Painful cough
Pulmonary Crackles
Rales
Shortness of breath/SOB
Wheezing
Acutely ill patient/signs
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Pneumoconiosis
Population Group
Man
Occupational Factors
Occupation/Quarrying/exposure
Occupation/Sandblasting /activity
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult ('twenties')
Population/Male
Population/Man patient
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
PFT/Abnormal pulmonary function tests
PFT/Compliance decreased
PFT/Diffusion defect
PFT/Restrictive pulmonary functions
Pathology
BX/Lung Abnormal (Biopsy)
BX/Lung biopsy/Proteinaceous material/acinus/alveolar
BX/Lung biopsy/Whorled fibrous nodules
Electrodiagnosis
Pulse oximetry/low O2 saturation
CT Scan
CT Scan/Mediastinal Abnormality/Chest
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Bilateral pulmonary infiltrates/Chest
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Infiltrate, pulmonary/Chest
Xray/Interstitial edema/Chest
Xray/Interstitial infiltrate, acute/Chest
Xray/Kerley A Lines/Chest
Xray/Lung consolidation/Chest
Xray/Mediastinum abnormailty
Xray/Pulmonary infiltrates, recurrent/Chest
Xray/Transient pulmonary infiltrates/Chest
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Asbestosis
Pneumonia/Bronchopneumonia
Associated Disease & Complications
Asthma
Chemical pneumonitis
Chemical Tracheobronchitis
Hilar adenopathy
Hypoxemia
Hypoxia, systemic
Interstitial lung involvement/manifestation
Necrotizing pneumonia/Lung infection
Pneumonia, interstitial, acute
Silicosis
Tracheitis, acute
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Lung Disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Alveolar consolidation
Pathophysiology/Bronchospasm
Pathophysiology/Exertional O2 desaturation
Process
PROCESS/Occupational illness (ex)
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
PROCESS/Occupational lung disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Pneumoconioses (ex)
Toxin
TOXIN/Poison/Dusts/inhalants (category)
Definition

Silicosis is currently the most prevalent chronic occupational disease in the world, It is caused by inhalation of crystalline silica, mostly in occupational siting .

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