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[Anthracosilicosis: a rare clinical and radiological presentation simulating lung metastases].

Abstract
We present the case of an asymptomatic patient with an initial clinical and radiological diagnosis of lung metastases in whom histological study diagnosed anthracosilicosis. A review of the literature shows that this presentation of anthracosilicosis is exceptional; our patient had atypical radiological findings and a very long latency period (over 50 years) after a brief (nearly 6 years) exposure to coal dust.
AuthorsN Arévalo Galeano, B Cabeza Martínez, A Bustos García de Castro, J Ferreirós Domínguez
JournalRadiología (Radiologia) 2009 Nov-Dec Vol. 51 Issue 6 Pg. 601-4 ISSN: 0033-8338 [Print] Spain
Vernacular TitleSilicoantracosis: una forma de presentación clinicorradiológica excepcional simulando metástasis pulmonares.
PMID19732920 (Publication Type: Case Reports, English Abstract, Journal Article)
Topics
  • Aged
  • Anthracosilicosis (radiography)
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Humans
  • Lung Neoplasms (radiography, secondary)
  • Male

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