What is occupational lung disease?
Occupational lung disease occurs when you breathe in substances in your workplace that damage your lungs. This causes scarring of the lung tissue, which is irreversible, and can eventually lead to difficulty breathing and, potentially, death.
Author: Idan Ben-Barak
First answered: 11 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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