Asthma that is caused by spasmodic contraction of the muscular walls of the bronchial tubes.
A form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhaling asbestos particles
An inflammation of the pleura, usually occurring because of complications of a respiratory disease or condition such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, pleural injury, or asbestos exposure. Pleurisy is usually accompanied by the accumulation of fluid between the pleurae, chills, fever, and painful breathing and coughing.
An acute viral infection of the bronchioles seen mostly in infants and young children, caused most frequently by the respiratory syncytial virus.
A chronic disease of the lungs, characterized by diffuse fibrosis and caused by the continued inhalation of silica dust
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