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ID (ISN) del documento47707
Número CIS 87-551
ISSN - Título de la serie 0036-7672 - Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift - Journal suisse de médecine
Año 1986
Número de serie
Autor(es) Vogt P., Spycher M.A., Rüttner J.R.
Título Pneumoconiosis due to rare earths (Cerium pneumoconiosis)
Título original Pneumokoniose durch "Seltene Erden" (Cer-Pneumokoniose) [en alemán]
Información bibliográfica 1986, Vol.116, No.38, p.1303-1308. Illus. 13 ref.
Resumen Slowly progressive restriction in respiratory function was observed in five reproduction photographers who had been exposed to fumes of carbon arc lamps for more than a decade. In all cases interstitial lung fibrosis had developed and accumulations of fine granular dust particles were found in the tissue. Combined analyses including X-ray diffraction, infrared spectroscopy, plasma analysis, X-ray microanalysis and electron diffraction revealed the presence of rare earth minerals (mainly cerium compounds) in all lungs. The rare earth minerals originating from the core of the burned carbon rods used in the arc lamps represent the etiological factors responsible for the development of so-called "cerium pneumoconiosis".
Descriptores (primarios) cerio y sus compuestos; neumoconiosis del cerio; fotografía; polvos respirables; lámparas de arco
Descriptores (secundarios) lantanuros; estudio de caso; biopsia pulmonar; análisis de los polvos; radiografía de tórax; neumoconiosis
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Polvos, aerosoles
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Neumoconiosis
Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Inorganic substances