Siderosis

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


Siderosis
ICD-10 J63.4
ICD-9 503

Overview

Siderosis is the deposition of iron in tissue.

When used without qualification, it usually refers to an environmental disease of the lung.

Causative agent – Iron oxide present in welding material, foundries, iron ore mining.

Similar in pathophysiology to Asbestosis

See also

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