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Document ID (ISN)21377
CIS number 74-1436
ISSN - Serial title Gazette des hôpitaux
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Voisin C., Rémi J., Lenoir L.
Title Haemoptysis in pneumoconiotic coalminers
Original title Les hémoptysies chez les mineurs de charbon pneumoconiotiques. [in French]
Bibliographic information Dec. 1973, Vol.145, No.20, p.881-887. Illus.
Abstract Review of the various causes of haemoptysis which should be discounted before attributing the latter to pneumoconiotic lesions: tuberculosis complications, bronchopulmonary cancer, intercavitary aspergillosis, aseptic necrosis with progressive massive fibrosis, and haemoptysic bronchial lesions. Once diagnosed, these disorders become eligible for compensation as medico-legal complications. An account is given of specific treatment for the disorder responsible and the conduct to maintain for this always alarming symptom. New ways have been opened to therapy by the recent advances in the study of bronchial arteries.
Descriptors (primary) haemoptysis; coalworkers pneumoconiosis; coal mining; dust
Descriptors (secondary) pulmonary aspergillosis; progressive massive fibrosis; tuberculosis; chest radiography; diagnosis; medical treatment; bronchial cancer
Document type -
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Mining and quarrying
Bacterial and parasitic diseases