"Asbestosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of asbestos fibers which elicit potent inflammatory responses in the parenchyma of the lung. The disease is characterized by interstitial fibrosis of the lung, varying from scattered sites to extensive scarring of the alveolar interstitium.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Asbestosis" by people in Profiles.
Mitochondrial 8-oxoguanine DNA glycosylase mitigates alveolar epithelial cell PINK1 deficiency, mitochondrial DNA damage, apoptosis, and lung fibrosis. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2020 05 01; 318(5):L1084-L1096.
ACR Appropriateness Criteria Review ACR Appropriateness Criteria? Occupational Lung Diseases. J Thorac Imaging. 2016 Jan; 31(1):W1-3.
Does asbestos exposure cause non-Hodgkin's lymphoma or related hematolymphoid cancers? A review of the epidemiologic literature. Clin Lymphoma. 2002 Jun; 3(1):36-40.
The effect of an antisense expression plasmid to the IGF-1 receptor on hamster mesothelioma proliferation. Dev Biol Stand. 1998; 94:321-8.
Malignant pleural mesothelioma: newer aspects of carcinogenesis, molecular genetics, and prospects for future therapies. Surg Oncol. 1995 Aug; 4(4):175-85.