Bauxite fibrosisbauxite fibrosis of the lungs, bauxite fibrosis pulmonar
Bauxite pneumoconiosis, also known as Shaver's disease, corundum smelter's lung, bauxite lung or bauxite smelters' disease, is a progressive form of pneumoconiosis usually caused by occupational exposure to bauxite fumes which contain aluminium and silica particulates1
It is typically seen in workers involved in the smelting of bauxite to produce corundum2
Initially, the disease appears as alveolitis, and then progresses to emphysema3
Patients may develop pneumothorax collapsed lung
- ^ Tamotsu Takishima 1994-05-23 Basic and Clinical Aspects of Pulmonary Fibrosis CRC Press pp 391– ISBN 978-0-8493-8927-6
- ^ WYATT JP, RIDDELL AC 1949 "The morphology of bauxite-fume pneumoconiosis" Am J Pathol 25 3: 447–65 PMC 1942907 PMID 18127135
- ^ Lippincott 2012-11-05 Professional Guide to Diseases Lippincott Williams & Wilkins pp 1200– ISBN 978-1-4511-7892-0
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