Berylliosis, or chronic beryllium disease (CBD), is a chronic allergic-type lung response and chronic lung disease caused by exposure to beryllium and its compounds, a form of beryllium poisoning. It is distinct from acute beryllium poisoning, which became rare following occupational exposure limits established around 1950. Berylliosis is an occupational lung disease.
Beryllium poisoning
Beryllium poisoning is poisoning by the toxic effects of beryllium, or more usually its compounds. It takes two forms:Acute beryllium poisoning, usually as a result of exposure to soluble beryllium salts Chronic beryllium disease (CBD) or berylliosis
Schooner barge
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Free-living Amoebozoa infection
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Hanhart syndrome
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Jugroom Fort
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Oculofaciocardiodental syndrome
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France Bleu Pays de Savoie
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