11 Asbestos-Related Diseases To Be Aware Of


Pleural plaques are particularly common following asbestos exposure. They are characterized by calcified buildups on the pleura. This condition is not considered severe or life-threatening, but when it becomes extremely thick patients may experience pain while breathing.

Do you know which non-cancerous diseases related to asbestos exposure? Find seven of them, here.

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