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Pneumoconiosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pneumoconiosis
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.483.581
C08.381.520.702
C24.800
Unique ID
D011009
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011009
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; index specific pneumoconiosis for which there is no MeSH term here + substance yielding dust, as pneumoconiosis in gold mining: PNEUMOCONIOSIS (IM) + GOLD (IM) + MINING (IM); do not coordinate with OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES
Scope Note
A diffuse parenchymal lung disease caused by inhalation of dust and by tissue reaction to their presence. These inorganic, organic, particulate, or vaporized matters usually are inhaled by workers in their occupational environment, leading to the various forms (ASBESTOSIS; BYSSINOSIS; and others). Similar air pollution can also have deleterious effects on the general population.
Entry Term(s)
Bagassosis
NLM Classification #
WF 654
Public MeSH Note
66; BAGASSOSIS was see under PNEUMOCONIOSIS 1969-83
Online Note
use PNEUMOCONIOSIS to search BAGASSOSIS 1969-83
History Note
66; BAGASSOSIS was see under PNEUMOCONIOSIS 1969-83
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Pneumoconiosis Preferred
Bagassosis Narrower
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