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More than ------- % of people affected with asbestosis develop plaques in the parietal pleura

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>50%
The commonest manifestation of asbestos exposure is pleural disease, including pleural plaques and diffuse pleural thickening (DPT). Malignant mesothelioma of the pleura and DPT are less common than plaques,

Which of the following patients are particularly susceptible to tuberculosis

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Patients with silicosis are particularly susceptible to tuberculosis

Chalicosis is a form of pneumoconiosis caused by the inhalation of fine particles of stone -

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Chalicosis is a form of pneumoconiosis affecting the lungs or bronchioles, found chiefly among

Ferruginous body is a histopathologic finding in interstitial lung disease suggestive of ?

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Ferruginous body is a histopathologic finding in interstitial lung disease suggestive of - Asbestosis
Ferruginous body - appear as small brown nodules in the septum of the alveolus. Ferruginous bodies are typically indicative of asbestos inhalation (when the presence of asbestos is verified they are called "asbestos bodies")

Caplan's syndrome is a combination of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with -

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Caplan's syndrome is a combination of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with Pneumoconiosis

Anthracosis a form of

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Coal workers' pneumoconiosis, severe state, develops after the initial, milder form of the disease known as anthracosis
Anthracosis - Asymptomatic and is found to at least some extent in all urban dwellers due to air pollution.

Asbestosis causes all EXCEPT -

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As the fibrosis progresses, a number of more definite findings are seen, which continue to be particularly subpleural and lower lung zone in distribution. They include:
-parenchymal bands -traction bronchiectasis -honeycomb fibrosis

In which of the following pleural plaques are pathognomonic on X-ray?

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Pleural plaques are pathognomonic on X-ray - Asbestosis

All of the following are found in Silicosis EXCEPT -

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Ferruginous body - Small brown nodules in the septum of the alveolus

What is the MOST LIKELY diagnosis of X-RAY?

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Silicosis - Egg shell calcification

Ferruginous body are found in which anatomical location?

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Ferruginous body -Small brown nodules in the septum of the alveolus

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