By Tim D. Oury, Thomas A. Sporn, Victor L. Roggli
The 3rd variation of Pathology of Asbestos-Associated Diseases builds at the good fortune of the former variations through absolutely updating wisdom on diagnostic and epidemiologic elements and providing very important new insights derived from new epidemiologic reviews and animal reviews. history info is first supplied at the mineralogy of asbestos, occupational and environmental publicity, and asbestos our bodies. a number of the ailments linked to asbestos publicity are then thought of in flip, with special description and representation of pathologic positive aspects in addition to broad dialogue of etiology, epidemiology, differential analysis, therapy, and analysis. extra chapters are dedicated to cytopathology, experimental versions of sickness, research of tissue mineral fiber content material, and medicolegal matters. This ebook might be a vital reference for pathologists and a useful resource of data for pulmonologists, radiologists, and occupational clinical practitioners.
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Note the uncoated fibers. Magnified ×1,100. (b) Energy dispersive x-ray spectrum of the large spherical globule in A shows peaks for calcium and phosphorus but not for iron (Reprinted from Ref. 1). Correlations with occupational data indicate that “blue-collar” men tend to have the highest counts , reflecting some occupational exposure to asbestos for many of these individuals. Lower counts are often found in women as compared to men [52, 55, 56, 61, 62], indicating that men are more likely to have jobs with some asbestos exposure.
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In the general population, they may contribute to as much as 90 % of the total ferruginous body burden in some cases , and in our case with the unusual woodstove dust exposure, they accounted for 100 % of the ferruginous bodies that were analyzed . Although not yet described as the cores of ferruginous bodies, the dimensions of carbon nanotubes, especially the multiwalled type, are such that they could possibly form the cores of ferruginous bodies . L. Roggli 42 Fig. 19 (a) Pseudoasbestos body of the sheet silicate type has a broad yellow core.