beryllium poisoning

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berylliosis

A chronic lung disease caused by inhalation of beryllium dusts, salts or fumes, regarded by some as a delayed hypersensitivity reaction, in which beryllium acts as an MHC II-restricted antigen.

Berylliosis
Acute berylliosis 
Causes chemical acute pneumonitis, ­caused by short exposures to high concentrations of beryllium due to lung toxicity.
 
Chronic berylliosis 
Causes chronic interstitial, sarcoid-like granulomatous lung disease due to beryllium levels over periods from months to years.

beryllium poisoning

Berylliosis Toxicology Inhalation of beryllium dusts, salts or fumes.
Beryllium poisoning
Acute BP
Causes chemical acute pneumonitis–caused by short exposures to high concentrations of beryllium, due to lung toxicity
Chronic BP
Causes chronic interstitial, sarcoid-like granulomatous lung disease due to beryllium levels over periods from months to years
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