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an·thra·co·sis

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

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

an·thra·co·sis

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

n antracosis f
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Areas of anthracotic pigment deposition and fibrosis have been described.
Table 1: The distribution of final diagnosis obtained by endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration Subgroups n (%) Diagnosis SCLC 33 (10.2) NSCLC 149 (46.2) Sarcoidosis 59 (18.3) TB 9 (2.7) Extrathoracic malignity 18 (5.5) Other 54 (16.7) Stage 1A 10 (3.1) 1B 9 (2.7) 2A 16 (4.9) 2B 27 (8.3) 3A 19 (5.9) 3B 38 (11.8) 4 63 (19.5) Other: Reactive LN, anthracotic LN, nondiagnostic in 3 patients.
Via the MLN ratio, we aimed to detect the difference between the MIBI involvement in metastatic MLN and MIBI involvement in reactive or anthracotic lymph nodes.
A relationship between dark anthracotic pigmentation in the bronchial mucosa and tuberculosis has been demonstrated.[sup][23],[24],[25] Therefore, markedly bronchial pigmentation that was observed in our study is consistent with the hypothesis that FM in Chinese patients is associated with tuberculosis.
Fifteen lymph nodes were taken and the results showed histiocytic infiltration in sinusoid area and anthracotic pigment deposition.
Most patients with anthracotic bronchitis are elderly women who typically present with chronic cough, sputum and dyspnoea.
Erythrocytes, foamy macrophages and some anthracotic and emosiderin-laden macrophages were also present.
Anthracotic pigmentation in the bronchial mucosa is a bronchoscopic finding of pneumoconiosis, or evidence of heavy atmospheric soot.
According to the past case-series studies in Iran, in addition to these factors, indoor smoke exposure due to oven based traditional baking is found to be common among anthracotic cases.
Adults chronically exposed to biomass fuel smoke show the presence of multiple dark anthracotic pigmentations in the large airway mucosa,21 mainly due to deposition of carbon particles, iron, lead, cadmium, silica, phenol, hydrocarbon complexes, and other inorganic and organic substances in the respiratory tract mucosa.Many of these substances have strong oxidation properties that induce chronic inflammatory and destructive changes in the airways and alveoli.
We have recently encountered an increasing number of patients where dark anthracotic pigmentation was not associated with environmental exposure to coal dust or smoking.