William Beckett

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Chronic Beryllium Disease

What every clinician should know Chronic beryllium disease (CBD) may develop in individuals who are exposed to beryllium due to a hypersensitivity immune response to the metal beryllium. Beryllium is a lightweight metal used in many industries, including but not limited to aerospace and aircraft, alloy manufacturing, nuclear reactors, dental implants, ceramics and costume jewelry.…

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