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Anthracosis

A diffuse parenchymal lung disease caused by accumulation of inhaled CARBON or coal dust. The disease can progress from asymptomatic anthracosis to massive lung fibrosis. This lung lesion usually occurs in coal miners, but can be seen in urban dwellers and tobacco smokers.
Also Known As:
Black Lung; Coal Miner's Lung; Coalworker's Pneumoconiosis; Pneumoconiosis, Coal Worker's; Anthracoses; Black Lung Diseases; Black Lungs; Coal Miner Lung; Coal Miner's Lungs; Coal Miners Lung; Coal Worker Pneumoconiosis; Coal Worker's Pneumoconioses; Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis; Coalworker Pneumoconiosis; Coalworker's Pneumoconioses; Coalworkers Pneumoconiosis; Lung, Black; Lungs, Black; Miner's Lung, Coal; Miner's Lungs, Coal; Pneumoconioses, Coal Worker's; Pneumoconioses, Coalworker's; Pneumoconiosis, Coal Worker; Pneumoconiosis, Coal Workers; Pneumoconiosis, Coalworker's; Black Lung Disease; Coal Worker's Pneumoconiosis
Networked: 285 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 33 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Pneumoconiosis
2. Silicosis
3. Asbestosis
4. Adenocarcinoma
5. Chronic Bronchitis

Experts

1. Ni, Chunhui: 8 articles (07/2015 - 01/2010)
2. Wang, Ting: 6 articles (07/2015 - 01/2012)
3. Ji, Xiaoming: 6 articles (07/2015 - 01/2012)
4. Huang, Xi: 5 articles (03/2013 - 09/2002)
5. Wu, Baiqun: 4 articles (07/2015 - 03/2014)
6. Han, Ruhui: 4 articles (07/2015 - 01/2012)
7. Laney, A Scott: 4 articles (10/2014 - 06/2010)
8. Petsonk, Edward L: 4 articles (07/2013 - 12/2011)
9. Attfield, Michael D: 4 articles (05/2012 - 08/2005)
10. Yucesoy, Berran: 4 articles (01/2011 - 04/2007)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Anthracosis:
1. CoalIBA
2. SeleniumIBA
3. Pentetic Acid (DTPA)FDA LinkGeneric
4. diethylenetriamineIBA
5. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor)IBA
6. Cyclin-Dependent Kinase Inhibitor p16IBA
7. CytokinesIBA
8. QuartzIBA
9. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker)IBA
10. SmokeIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. X-Ray Film
2. Massage (Reflexology)
3. Lung Transplantation
4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
5. Catheters