|Document ID (ISN)||27775|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0022-3859 - Journal of Postgraduate Medicine
|Convention or series no.
||Patel K.C., Sheth S.M., Kamat S.R.
||Arc welder's lung - A case report.
||1977, Vol.23, No.1, p.35-38. Illus. 13 ref.
||Report on a man employed for 18 years as a naval dockyard arc welder in whom lung fibrosis suggestive of arc welder's lung was diagnosed. Results of laboratory studies, lung function tests, radiography and lung biopsy are given. Development of the disease and the question of the fibrogenicity of iron oxide are discussed in the light of the relevant literature.
||manual arc welding; iron oxide; shipbuilding industry; welders lung; respirable dust
||case study; welding fumes; long-term exposure; lung biopsy; histopathology; respiratory function tests; chest radiography; fibrogenic effects
|Broad subject area(s)
Shipbuliding and ship repair
Welding and cutting
Iron and compounds