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Descriptor English: Anthracosis
Descriptor Spanish: Antracosis
Descriptor Portuguese: Antracose
Descriptor French: Anthracose
Entry term(s): 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(s): C08.381.483.581.062
C08.381.520.702.062
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055008
Scope note: 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.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Pneumoconiosis (1963-2008)
Public MeSH Note: 2009; see PNEUMOCONIOSIS 2008
History Note: 2009; use PNEUMOCONIOSIS 2008
DeCS ID: 53084
Unique ID: D055008
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2015/01/12
Anthracosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0507661
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Anthracosis
Entry term(s) 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



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