Nkiruka A. Emeagwali

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Asbestos-related Pulmonary Disorders

What every physician needs to know: Asbestos-related pulmonary disorders consist of a group of malignant and benign inflammatory-fibrotic disorders associated with exposure to asbestos fibers. The term “asbestos” refers to a group of six hydrated magnesium silicate minerals. Since asbestos is almost indestructible and it is resistant to heat, fire and chemicals and does not…

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