Radiological Features of Asbestosis

  • Albert Solomon
  • Gerhard K. Sluis-Cremer


Asbestos is a physical paradox, being both fibrous and crystalline. Asbestos minerals belong to two groups, the amphiboles and the serpentines. Serpentine in certain localities assumes a fibrous structure known as chrysotile asbestos, which is the principal commercial type.1


Chest Radiograph Malignant Mesothelioma Calcify Plaque Asbestos Exposure Parietal Pleura 
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  • Gerhard K. Sluis-Cremer

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