oa Central African Journal of Medicine - The occurrence of pneumoconiosis in the Rhodesian coal mining industry

Volume 15, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



The radiological changes in the lungs of Rhodesian coal miners are descriptionbed, the lesions being mostly basal. Cough and shortness of breath were the main complaints. The miners were affected by either a stage 1 or stage 2 pneumoconiosis, but in a number of miners tuberculosis was found.

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