Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis

(redirected from Anthrasilicosis)
An occupational lung disease affecting those with prolonged (> 10 years) exposure to coal dust, which accumulates in the macrophages of peribronchiolar tissues
Treatment None
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Hematoxylin-eosin--stained sections of the lungs demonstrated foci of anthrasilicosis and moderate emphysematous change.