INORGANIC DUSTS. AOEC Teaching Module 2007.
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AOEC Teaching Module
This educational module was produced by Michael Greenberg, MD, MPH, Arthur Frank, MD, PhD, and John Curtis, MD for The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) Environmental Medicine Education Program and South Texas Environmental Education and Research Program (STEER-San Antonio/Laredo/Harlingen,Texas)Administrative support was provided by the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics through funding to UTHSCSA by the Agency forToxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.Use of this program must include acknowledgement of the authors,UTHSCSA and the funding support.For information about other educational modules contact the UTHSCSA STEER office, Mail Code 7796, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio,Texas 78229-3900,(210)567-7407.
> 327,000 tons to Dallas
> 193,000 tons to Houston
> 103,000 tons to San Antonio
Rajagopol J and Mark E. N Engl J Med 2002;347:1262-1268
Histopathologic view of asbestosis
Scanning electron micrograph
of lung cancer cells
Subcutaneous extension of mesothelioma
Mesothelioma presenting as a pleural mass
Mesothelioma encircling the intrathoracic space
Robinson B and Lake R. N Engl J Med 2005;353:1591-1603
Electron micrograph of tumor showing several characteristics of mesothelioma
Dvorak A. N Engl J Med 2001;345:424