- hematite pneumoconiosis
- mixed dust pneumoconiosis (silicosiderosis) seen in long-term miners of hematite; some patients show diffuse fibrosis throughout a lung while others show nodules primarily in upper lobes.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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