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Asbestosis

"Asbestosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of asbestos fibers which elicit potent inflammatory responses in the parenchyma of the lung. The disease is characterized by interstitial fibrosis of the lung, varying from scattered sites to extensive scarring of the alveolar interstitium.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Asbestosis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Asbestosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 55 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 1994
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