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Glossary - Asbestosis

Written by Dr. Ramya Ananthakrishnan, MD  | Medically Reviewed by dr. reeja tharu, M.Phil.,Ph.D on Aug 20, 2020
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Glossary

Cor pulmonale: This is a condition whereby there is failure of the right side of heart because of increased blood pressure in the right ventricle and the pulmonary arteries
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Lung parenchyma: This is the tissue of the lung, which supports the airways of the respiratory tree

Mesothelioma: This is the tumor of the mesothelium which lines the pleura and peritoneum

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  1. Harrison's Textbook of Medicine Cecil's Textbook of Medicine - (https://www.who.int/)

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Asbestos is very dangerous and cause disease Asbestosis, but in my country, asbestos is still used and the government does not forbid

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Hi - we are looking for people affected to share their stories on Asbestosis, if interested please get in touch.

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