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Byssinosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Byssinosis
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.483.581.275
C08.381.520.702.275
C24.800.323
Unique ID
D002095
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002095
Annotation
do not coordinate with OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES
Scope Note
A condition of BRONCHOCONSTRICTION resulting from hypersensitive reaction to inhaled dust during the initial processing of cotton, flax, or hemp in the textile industry. Symptoms include wheezing and tightness in the chest.
Entry Term(s)
Brown Lung
Brown Lung Disease
NLM Classification #
WF 654
Previous Indexing
Pneumoconiosis (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74(69)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Byssinosis Preferred
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