Asbestosis is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the lungs. It can take up to 20 years for symptoms to appear and if they do, the chances of getting lung cancer are increased.
It is similar to many diseases which are due to mineral dust inhalation.
It is the result of prolonged exposure to asbestos and / or asbestos dust.
A diagnosis can be made from a chest x-ray and pulmonary function tests.
Sufferers have severe shortness of breath and can be at an increased risk of several lung cancer types.
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