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Asbestos and Its Diseases$
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John E. Craighead and Allen R. Gibbs

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195178692

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178692.001.0001

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Radiological Features of the Asbestos-Associated Diseases

Radiological Features of the Asbestos-Associated Diseases

(p.269) 11 Radiological Features of the Asbestos-Associated Diseases
Asbestos and Its Diseases

Haydn Adams

Michael D. Crane

Oxford University Press

This chapter describes the radiological appearances of benign and malignant asbestos-related chest diseases and the utility of the various imaging modalities for the assessment of each manifestation. Topics covered include ILO classification of radiographs of the pneumoconioses, pleural effusion, diffuse pleural thickening, rounded atelectasis, malignant mesothelioma, asbestosis, and lung cancer.

Keywords:   asbestos exposure, chest diseases, imaging, ILO classification

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