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Asbestos Toxicity
Tables and Figures

Course: WB 2344
CE Original Date: January 29, 2014
CE Renewal Date: January 29, 2016
CE Expiration Date: January 29, 2018
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Figure 1. Photo of serpentine asbestos

Figure 2. Photo of amphibole asbestos

Figure 3. Map of 28 ATSDR priority sites our of 245 Libby vermiculite mining and processing sites

Figure 4. Asbestos fiber retained in lung tissue

Figure 5. Chest radiograph of asbestosis in the lung

Figure 6. Chest radiograph showing bilateral pleural plaques

Figure 7. Radiographic images associated with asbestos-related diseases


Table 1. Types of asbestos

Table 2. Examples of sources of asbestos in the environment

Table 3. Occupational exposure to asbestos

Table 4. Carcinogenicity of asbestos

Table 5. Natural history of asbestosis

Table 6. Natural history and findings of asbestos-related pleural abnormalities

Table 7. Findings associated with lung carcinoma

Table 8. Findings associated with pleural mesothelioma

Table 9. Sex ratios for different types of mesothelioma

Table 10. Other extra-thoracic cancers

Table 11. Clinical presentation of asbestos associated diseases

Table 12. Estimated exposures and disease risk for asbestos

Table 13. Differential diagnosis of respiratory conditions that can be confused with asbestos-related conditions

Table 14. Pulmonary function test results associated with asbestos-related diseases

Table 15. Typical radiographic findings for asbestos-related diseases

Table 16. Radiographic findings that may be confused with asbestos-related diseases

Table 17. Self-care advice to asbestos-exposed patients

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