Occupational lung disease

S. S. Braman, C. Teplitz

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Occupational lung diseases can be conveniently classified into disorders of the airways, the alveoli, and the lung interstitium. Diseases of each category have a distinct clinical and pathological presentation despite diverse causes. This classification is outlined. Occupationally related neoplasms of the respiratory system include bronchogenic carcinoma and malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)425-445
Number of pages21
JournalPrimary Care - Clinics in Office Practice
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1978
Externally publishedYes


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