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Document ID (ISN)44271
CIS number 85-953
ISSN - Serial title 0025-7818 - Medicina del lavoro
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kádas I., Szende B., Csikós A., Szendröi M.
Title Extrapulmonary localisation of carbon and silica particles in anthracosilicosis
Bibliographic information Sep.-Oct. 1984, Vol.75, No.5, p.404-406. Illus. 4 ref.
Abstract Silicon and aluminium ions were detected by x-ray microanalysis in the cytoplasmic deposits of Kupffer cells in the liver of an old retired coalminer with severe pneumoconiosis, showing evidence that inhaled particles can be deposited in the liver.
Descriptors (primary) liver; aluminium; coal mining; respirable dust; silicon
Descriptors (secondary) coalworkers pneumoconiosis; case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Silicon compounds
Mining and quarrying