Beryllium Disease

(Berylliosis) The acute and chronic beryllium disease caused by inhalation of dust or fumes of beryllium and products. Acute beryllium disease is rare; Hallmark of chronic beryllium disease is the granuloma formation in the area of ??the entire body, esp. In the lung, intrathoracic lymph nodes and skin. Chronic beryllium disease causing increasing dyspnea, cough and fatigue. The diagnosis is made by history, the beryllium lymphocyte proliferation test and biopsies….

September 3, 2018