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Progressive massive fibrosis
also called Complex Pneumoconiosis

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  1. a disease that almost entirely affects coal miners

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 26, 2009
  2. The disease arises firstly through the deposition of coal dust within the lung, and then through the body's immunological reactions to the dust

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  3. If disease is to be classified as PMF, the lung must contain lesions which are at least 1 cm in size, although some authorities place the boundary at 2 cm

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 26, 2009
  4. In PMF, lesions most commonly occupy the upper lobes of the lung

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