pneumoconiosis siderotica

(redirected from pulmonary siderosis)

pneu·mo·co·ni·o·sis si·de·ro·ti·ca

pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of iron dust.
Synonym(s): pulmonary siderosis
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Pulmonary siderosis may result from the exposure to inert metallic iron or iron oxides by arc welders (arc welder's lung), iron workers, and hematite miners.