anthracosis


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an·thra·co·sis

 (ăn′thrə-kō′sĭs)
[New Latin : Greek anthrax, anthrak-, charcoal + -osis.]

anthracosis

(ˌænθrəˈkəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) a lung disease due to inhalation of coal dust. Informal name: coal miner's lung

anthracosis

a disease of coal miners caused by the inhalation of coal dust.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anthracosis - lung disease caused by inhaling coal dust
pneumoconiosis, pneumonoconiosis - chronic respiratory disease caused by inhaling metallic or mineral particles
Translations

an·thra·co·sis

n. antracosis, condición pulmonar causada por la inhalación prolongada de polvo de carbón.

anthracosis

n antracosis f
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The major causes of false-positive lymph nodes are lymph node involvement by underlying inflammatory processes such as reaction to the presence of lung tumor, obstructive pneumonia, anthracosis, or granulomatous inflammation [18-21].
Pleural peel pathology revealed pleural fibrosis, focal chronic inflammation, and mild anthracosis. The patient completed an additional two weeks of antibiotic therapy with intravenous Ceftriaxone from the date of decortication.
However, benign nodes may also be enlarged because of reactive hyperplasia, anthracosis, inflammation, or infection (9).
Frequency of tuberculosis in anthracosis of the lung: A systematic review.
Nonspecific lesions of mild pulmonary anthracosis, moderate diffuse renal tubular necrosis, and spheroid body formation within renal tubuli indicating some degree of dehydration were seen in both birds.
Bronchial anthracosis (BA) is a bronchoscopic finding described by the advancement of dim pigments on airways and bronchial mucosa leading to bronchial damage, metamorphosis and obliteration.
Anthracosis is not a previously known cause of left vocal fold paralysis.
In a disorder known as anthracosis, similar findings of black coloured deposits can be seen in other organs such as within the lung and draining lymph nodes.
Anthracosis is characterized by black pigmentation of lung parenchyma and bronchial mucosa which is attributed to the inhalation of carbonaceous particles.
Five patients were incorrectly classified (false positives) by PET/CT as having grade N1 (n = 4) or N2 (n = 1) lymph node involvement; histological examination yielded a classification of grade N0 involvement (these lymph nodes only showed anthracosis and/or lymphoid hyperplasia).
Other pathological manifestation that has been associated with pyrethroid mosquito coil but not observed in this study, includes exudative pneumonia, anthracosis, thrombosis and vasculitis, as observed by Taiwo et al.