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[Radiological observation on the workers exposed to vanadium].

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Zhonghua yu fang yi xue za zhi [Chinese journal of preventive medicine]
Publication Date
Volume
23
Issue
5
Pages
283–285
Identifiers
PMID: 2625063
Source
Medline

Abstract

The roentgenologic findings of 76 workers exposed to vanadium were presented. The chest X-ray showed increase in lung markings in 58 cases, diffuse streaks and reticular shadows in 15 cases, interstitial pulmonary fibrosis. The clinical features of the 71 workers were as follows: 63 cases had coughs, 53 cases had coughs with expectorations, 27 cases showed difficulty in breathing, and 31 cases had wheezing or whistling sounds in the lungs. The workers were exposed to vanadium pentoxide fume at concentration ranging from 1.2 to 18 mg/m3 and dust from 1.27 to 27.7 mg/m3.

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