Case 11

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 79-year-old male previous gypsum and silica miner under long-term follow-up by the chest physicians ­presented more acutely with a history of weight loss, increasing shortness of breath, night sweats and coughing up black liquid. Two CXRS (Images 1 and 2) were taken a year apart.


Secondary Infection Small Airway Posterior Segment Night Sweat Apical Segment 
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Further Reading

  1. Cohen RA et al (2008) Lung disease cause by exposure to coal mine and silica dust. Semin Respir Crit Care Med 29(6):651–656PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Joarder
    • 1
  • Neil Crundwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Conquest HospitalEast SussexUK

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