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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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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Seven patients were diagnosed with anthracosis and 15 patients who developed radiological improvement in the follow-up were diagnosed with pneumonia.
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.
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.
For example, he wrote, "Following the Upper Big Branch mine disaster, we learned that 17 of the 24 victims had black lung, and that, of the seven who did not show signs of the disease, four had anthracosis, a lung condition that can be linked to black lung disease.
Other important agents of pulmonary disease consist of Hydatidosis [23], calcified cyst of Cysticercus bovis, Dictyocoulus viviparous, Dictyocoulus filarial and Mullerius capillaris [3], Tuberculosis [1,2,13], Anthracosis and Melanosis [18].
In present study the most type of pigmentation in lymph nodes was of Anthracosis and hemosiderosis.
Anthracosis is caused by the deposition of carbon, silica, and quartz particles in the macrophages, mucosa, and submucosa.