talc pneumoconiosis


talc pneumoconiosis
a type of silicatosis caused by the inhalation of talc; symptoms include shortness of breath, cough, fatigue, weakness, and weight loss. Prolonged exposure may result in pulmonary fibrosis. Called also talcosis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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