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A study of pulmonary dust deposits using the electron microscope in conjunction with the electron sound analyser
  1. R. Pariente,
  2. J. P. Berry,
  3. P. Galle,
  4. E. Cayrol,
  5. G. Brouet
  1. Hôpital Laennec, Paris

    Abstract

    Castaing's electronic microsound method has been used to locate mineral particles in lung tissue. Silicon and other minerals were found in the interstitial elastic-type fibres in the lungs of patients with pulmonary fibrosis.

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