Pulmones de un trabajador del carbón; rayos X

Esta radiografía de tórax muestra los pulmones de un minero. A ambos lados de los pulmones hay áreas difusas, pequeñas (de 1 a 3 mm. cada una) y claras. Las enfermedades que pueden explicar estos hallazgos en una radiografía son la neumoconiosis del minero (NCM) etapa I, silicosis simple, tuberculosis miliar, histiocitosis X (granuloma eosinofílico) y otras enfermedades pulmonares infiltrativas difusas.Pulmones de un trabajador del carbón; rayos X

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Last reviewed 5/30/2013 by Denis Hadjiliadis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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