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Asbestosis, laryngeal carcinoma, and malignant peritoneal mesothelioma in an insulation worker.
  1. A Fischbein,
  2. J C Luo,
  3. G R Pinkston
  1. Department of Community Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, University of New York, New York 10029.


    Asbestos associated diseases consist of both benign and malignant conditions. A rare constellation of asbestosis, laryngeal carcinoma, and malignant peritoneal mesothelioma occurring in a patient with long term occupational exposure to airborne asbestos fibres is presented. The observation illustrates the powerful disease-causing potential of occupational exposure to asbestos. A brief discussion of multiple primary neoplasms associated with exposure to asbestos is also presented.

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