ACUTE BERYLLIUM DISEASE & TREATMENT

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Read about acute beryllium disease medical facts: what is the definition of acute beryllium disease, what are the signs and symptoms, medical treatment & how to treat acute beryllium disease, information about the causes, diagnosis, and related acute beryllium disease diseases.

Definition: What is "Acute Beryllium Disease"?

ACUTE BERYLLIUM DISEASE

Acute Beryllium Disease, also known as acute berylliosis, is the inflammation of the lungs due to exposure to beryllium.

Symptoms & Signs

The signs that indicate the onset of the disease include incessant coughing, dyspnea & other flu-like symptoms.

Treatment: How to Treat "Acute Beryllium Disease"?

The disease can be treated by adequate rest as well as intake of corticosteroids to prevent the onset of inflammation.

Causes

The main cause of the disease is due to exposure to the element beryllium. People usually affected by this disease are those working in factories that use beryllium for their products, particularly of materials used for dental purposes.

Diagnosis

Acute beryllium disease is diagnosed by x-rays & blood tests.

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