Flashcards in Interstitial Lung Disease Deck (4)
What are some manifestations of asbestosis?
pleural changes (plaques, fibrosis (i.e. asbestosis), effusions)
Describe the pleural effusions seen in asbestos-related pulmonary disease
The effusions are characteristically exudative and are often bloody.
Patient population for asbestos exposure?
shipyards and plumbing