Asbestos diseases are caused by the inhalation of asbestos fibers. include disorders
Asbestos is the generic term for naturally occurring fibrous silicates, which are well suited due to their heat resistance and structural properties as construction materials for buildings and ships, automotive brakes and some textiles. Chrysotile (a Serpentinfaser), crocidolite and amosite (amphibole or straight fibers) are the 3 main groups of disease-causing asbestos. Asbestos can cause damage to the lung, the pleura, or both. Asbestos diseases are caused by the inhalation of asbestos fibers. The disorders include asbestosis, lung cancer, non-malignant pleural plaque formation and thickening Benign pleural mesothelioma asbestosis (asbestosis), and mesothelioma (mesothelioma) both lead to progressive dyspnea, as extensive bruising and plaques.