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Silicosis and Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis: Introduction

Silicosis and Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis: Introduction Silicosis and coal workers’ pneumoconiosis (“CWP”) are two forms of occupational dust disease thatĀ give similar imaging appearances, but are caused by different pathologic changes to the lungs. Silicosis is the more fibrotic of the two entitiesĀ and can be an isolated disease process or overlap and be part of CWP…. Read more »