oa Central African Journal of Medicine - A case of silicosis showing multiple pathological lung changes

Volume 1, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Each year the Northern Rhodesia Silicosis Medical Bureau examines about 4,000 European and 30,000 African miners employed in the Copper Mines. An examination includes a radiograph of the chest. Although different lung diseases are occasionally encountered, the main pathological disorder seen is silicosis or tuberculosis or a combination of both.

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