Fayez Kheir, Author at Gastroenterology Advisor

Fayez Kheir

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Pleural plaques/Mesothelioma

Inhalation exposure to asbestos causes malignant as well as non-malignant diseases of the chest. The spectrum of pleural diseases associated with exposure can range from pleural plaques to effusion and malignancy. Despite major awareness and enormous effort to control exposure, asbestos related diseases will continue because of disease latency and ongoing exposure. In this chapter,…

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