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Silicosis of the lungs

Silicosis of the lungs

Silicosis of the lungs

Silicosis of the lungs

  • Lungs are with increased volume,nodular  (smooth cut edges!).
  • Anthracotic pigment is deposited on visceral pleura. Upon it – depressed pale star-shaped area          .
  • Cut surface is diffusely thickened, with gray color, covered with small whitish nodules or areas with size of millet grains (silicosis nodules).

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