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Bauxite pneumoconiosis

Bauxite pneumoconiosis

a condition due to the occupational inhalation of bauxite fumes emitted during the manufacture of alumina abrasives; characterised by cough, shortness of breath, a combined obstructive and restrictive breathing pattern, and impairment of diffusing capacity.

Synonym: shavers disease.


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