11 Asbestos-Related Diseases To Be Aware Of


Atelectasis is a rare condition related to asbestos exposure and it can occur simultaneously with pleural thickening. It consists of the formation of inflammation and scar tissue on the pleural, which makes the lining membrane fold into the lung. Though it is a benign disease, it appears malignant and physicians may require a biopsy to properly diagnose it.

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