Asbestos related diseases
Asbestos related disease, in particular affecting the lung, comprise of a broad spectrum of entities related to the inhalational exposure to asbestos fibers. They can be divided into benign and malignant changes 1-3.
Benign pleural and parenchymal lung disease
- asbestos related benign pleural disease
- round atelectasis (asbestos pseudotumor: Blesovsky syndrome)
- asbestosis: progressive pulmonary interstitial fibrosis