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Descriptor English:   Anthracosis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Antracosis 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Antracose 
Synonyms English:   Anthracoses
Black Lung
Black Lung Disease
Black Lung Diseases
Black Lungs
Coal Miner Lung
Coal Miner's Lung
Coal Miner's Lungs
Coal Miners Lung
Coal Worker Pneumoconiosis
Coal Worker's Pneumoconioses
Coal Worker's Pneumoconiosis
Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis
Coalworker Pneumoconiosis
Coalworker's Pneumoconioses
Coalworker's Pneumoconiosis
Coalworkers Pneumoconiosis
Lung, Black
Lungs, Black
Miner's Lung, Coal
Miner's Lungs, Coal
Pneumoconioses, Coal Worker's
Pneumoconioses, Coalworker's
Pneumoconiosis, Coal Worker
Pneumoconiosis, Coal Worker's
Pneumoconiosis, Coal Workers
Pneumoconiosis, Coalworker's  
Tree Number:   C08.381.483.581.062
Definition English:   A diffuse parenchymal lung disease caused by accumulation of inhaled CARBON or coal dust. The disease can progress from asymptomatic anthracosis to massive lung fibrosis. This lung lesion usually occurs in coal MINERS, but can be seen in urban dwellers and tobacco smokers. 
History Note English:   2009; use PNEUMOCONIOSIS 2008 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification CO complications
CN congenital DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   53084 
Unique Identifier:   D055008 

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