Chalicosis Classification and external resources ICD-10 J62.8 ICD-9 502
It is found chiefly among stonecutters.
The disease is caused by the inhalation of fine particles of stone.
Pathology of respiratory system (J, 460–519), respiratory diseases Upper RT
Common cold)Headvocal folds: Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) · Vocal fold nodule · Vocal cord paresis · Vocal cord dysfunction
Lower RT/lung disease
(including LRTIs)acute: Acute bronchitischronic: COPD (Chronic bronchitis, Acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, Acute exacerbation of COPD, Emphysema) · Asthma (Status asthmaticus, Aspirin-induced, Exercise-induced) · BronchiectasisInterstitial/
restrictiveBy pathogenBy vector/routeBy distributionBroncho- · LobarOther
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