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Silicosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Silicosis
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.483.581.760
C08.381.520.702.760
C24.800.834
Unique ID
D012829
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012829
Annotation
ANTHRACOSILICOSIS & SILICOTUBERCULOSIS are also available; do not coordinate with OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES
Scope Note
A form of pneumoconiosis resulting from inhalation of dust containing crystalline form of SILICON DIOXIDE, usually in the form of quartz. Amorphous silica is relatively nontoxic.
NLM Classification #
WF 654
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Silicosis Preferred
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