Disease description

A form of pneumoconiosis resulting from inhalation of dust containing crystalline form of SILICON DIOXIDE, usually in the form of quartz. Amorphous silica is relatively nontoxic.

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8-isoprostane and leukotrienes in exhaled breath condensate in Czech subjects with silicosis. Ind Health 2007 D. Pelclová, Z. Fenclová, P. Kacer, T. Navrátil, M. Kuzma, JK. Lebedová, P. Klusácková
Ind Health 2007 Dec;45(6):766-74. PubMed:18212471
LC-ESI-MS/MS method for oxidative stress multimarker screening in the exhaled breath condensate of asbestosis/silicosis patients. J Breath Res 2010 K. Syslová, P. Kačer, M. Kuzma, A. Pankrácová, Z. Fenclová, S. Vlčková, J. Lebedová, D. Pelclová
J Breath Res 2010 Mar;4(1):017104. PubMed:21386209

Compounds 4

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8-epi-PGF2alpha PubChem CID: 5282263
Leukotriene D4 PubChem CID: 6435286
DL-o-Tyrosine PubChem CID: 91482
8-hydroxy-2-deoxy Guanosine PubChem CID: 53394351

MeSH information

MeSH ID D012829
MeSH name Silicosis