Chalicosis

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Chalicosis
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 J62.8
ICD-9 502

Chalicosis (Greek, χάλιξ, gravel), sometimes called flint disease, is a form of pneumoconiosis affecting the lungs or bronchioles, found chiefly among stonecutters.

The disease is caused by the inhalation of fine particles of stone.[1]

References[edit]