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Descriptor English:   Berylliosis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Beriliosis 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Beriliose 
Synonyms English:   Beryllioses
Beryllium Disease  
Tree Number:   C08.381.483.581.225
C08.381.520.702.225
C24.800.225
Definition English:   A form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhaled rare metal BERYLLIUM or its soluble salts which are used in a wide variety of industry including alloys, ceramics, radiographic equipment, and vacuum tubes. Berylliosis is characterized by an acute inflammatory reaction in the upper airway leading to BRONCHIOLITIS; PULMONARY EDEMA; and pneumonia. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not coordinate with OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES
History Note English:   79 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification CO complications
CN congenital DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   1633 
Unique Identifier:   D001607 

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