Asbestosis.



Spectrum of disease:

parenchymal interstitial fibrosis is the predominant pattern(asbestosis)

localized fibrous plaques or, rarely, diffuse fibrosis in the pleura

pleural effusions

bronchogenic carcinoma

malignant pleural and peritoneal mesotheliomas

laryngeal carcinoma

pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale like all ILD-(Interstitial lung disease)

Adsorption of carcinogens in tobacco smoke onto asbestos fibers may be important to the remarkable synergy between smoking and asbestosis

Morphology in asbestosis:

begins in the lower lobes and subpleurally

enlarged airspaces enclosed within thick fibrous walls- honeycombed appearance

Pleural plaques

M/E shows

diffuse pulmonary interstitial fibrosis

asbestos bodies, formed when macrophages attempt to phagocytose the asbestos crystal.

3 comments:

  1. Asbestosis is a consequence of prolonged exposure to large quantities of asbestos. A material once widely used in construction, insulation, and manufacturing. It is most common in men over 40 who have worked in asbestos-related occupations. Thanks...

    ReplyDelete
  2. mbbs in Philippines
    Every year, almost 8000 foreign students take admission in Philippines Medical universities and out of which around 50% are Indian students. The standard of education in Philippines universities is well known around the world. Thousands of doctors from these medical universities are sent to various countries like USA and UK every year. There are around 2299 higher educational institutions and 40 medical colleges. The main benefits of pursuing MD degree from

    Top Medical Colleges in Philippines :

    EMILIO AGUINALDO COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
    UNIVERSITY OF PERPETUAL HELP SYSTEM DALTA
    LYCEUM NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
    DAVAO MEDICAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION
    SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

    Top Searched Topics on MBBS in Philippines


    study mbbs in philippines
    philippines medical colleges list
    best medical colleges in philippines for indian students
    philippines medical colleges
    best medical colleges in philippines
    mci approved medical colleges in philippines

    for more information contact us : +91 90329 55688

    ReplyDelete
  3. UV GULLAS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE is one of Top Medical College in Philippines in Cebu city. International students have the oppertunity to study medicine in phillipines at affordable cost and world class University. The college has successful alumni who have achieved well in the fields of law, business, politics, academe, medicine, sports and other endeavors. At University of the Visayas, we prepare students for a global competition.

    Direct MBBS Admissions Open: 2020-21
    Mobile No: +91 90329 55688
    Apply Now: https://www.careerplus.org.in/philippines-medical-college/uv-gullas-college-of-medicine

    ReplyDelete

Popular Posts