Talc-induced lung disease

Talc-induced lung disease comprises of a group of pathologies that can occur related to exposure to the mineral talc (hydrated magnesium silicate).

Four types of pulmonary disease secondary to talc exposure have been defined, these are:

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Article information

rID: 25697
System: Chest
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Talc induced lung diseases
  • Talc induced pulmonary disease
  • Talc induced pulmonary diseases
  • Hydrated magnesium silicate induced lung disease
  • Magnesium silicate induced lung disease
  • Magnesium trisilicate induced lung disease

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