siderosilicosis


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siderosilicosis

 [sid″er-o-sil″ĭ-ko´sis]
siderosis with silicosis, a type of pneumoconiosis due to the inhalation of dust containing particles of iron ore and silica. Called also silicosiderosis.

sid·er·o·sil·i·co·sis

(sid'ĕr-ō-sil'i-kō'sis),
Silicosis due to inhalation of dust containing iron and silica.
Synonym(s): silicosiderosis
[sidero- + silicosis]

sid·er·o·sil·i·co·sis

(sid'ĕr-ō-sil'i-kō'sis)
Silicosis due to inhalation of dust containing iron and silica.
Synonym(s): silicosiderosis.
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The clinical, radiographic, (4) and progressive pulmonary functional defects of mixed dust fibrosis or siderosilicosis may be similar to those observed with silicosis.
The siderosilicosis was an incidental finding, which was initially suggested by a chest x-ray film to evaluate the second pneumothorax and then confirmed by the open lung biopsy.