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A histological study of the lungs in 52 cases of chronic beryllium disease. Br J Ind Med.
Differential Diagnosis of Granulomatous Lung Disease Infections Mycobacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis Nontuberculous mycobacteria Fungi Histoplasma Cryptococcus Coccidioides Blastomyces Pneumocystis Aspergillus Parasites Dirofilaria Noninfectious diseases Sarcoidosis Chronic beryllium disease Hypersensitivity pneumonitis Hot tub lung Lymphoid interstitial pneumonia Wegener granulomatosis Churg-Strauss syndrome Aspiration pneumonia Talc granulomatosis Rheumatoid nodule Bronchocentric granulomatosis Table 2.
Chronic beryllium disease and cobalt-related interstitial lung disease.
The association between HLA-DPB1Glu69 and chronic beryllium disease and beryllium sensitization.
Reexamination of the blood lymphocyte transformation test in the diagnosis of chronic beryllium disease. J Allergy Clin Immunol 88:54-60.
reported competing financial interests: He has provided expert testimony for law firms representing companies and workers; he performs clinical evaluation of patients with chronic beryllium disease; and he is the director of the beryllium lymphocyte proliferation testing laboratory.
Ultrafine number concentration as a possible metric for chronic beryllium disease risk.
Chronic beryllium disease (CBD) is a seriously debilitating, life-threatening occupational disease that occurs primarily among workers engaged in beryllium (Be) extraction and purification and preparation of Be metal and its alloys (Kolanz 2001; Powers 1991).
Beryllium presentation to [CD4.sup.+] T cells underlies disease-susceptibility HLA-DP alleles in chronic beryllium disease. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 97:12717-12722.
Exposure to beryllium causes an incurable occupational lung disease, chronic beryllium disease (CBD), in approximately 3-5% of exposed workers (Henneberger et al.
Ultrafine beryllium number concentration as a possible metric for chronic beryllium disease risk.
"I think there is still the perception that 2% beryllium--copper is really safe and you don't have to worry about developing chronic beryllium disease," says Balkissoon.
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