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Berylliosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Berylliosis
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.483.581.225
C08.381.520.702.225
C24.800.225
Unique ID
D001607
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001607
Annotation
do not coordinate with OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES
Scope Note
A form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhaled rare metal BERYLLIUM or its soluble salts which are used in a wide variety of industry including alloys, ceramics, radiographic equipment, and vacuum tubes. Berylliosis is characterized by an acute inflammatory reaction in the upper airway leading to BRONCHIOLITIS; PULMONARY EDEMA; and pneumonia.
Entry Term(s)
Beryllium Disease
NLM Classification #
WF 654
Previous Indexing
Lung Diseases (1966-1978)
Occupational Diseases (1966-1978)
Pneumoconiosis (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
79
History Note
79
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/05/19
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Berylliosis Preferred
Beryllium Disease Broader
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