Asbestos particles thicken the lung wall and affects alveoli and pleurae which causes lung cancer and mesothelioma.
United States USA Date:1980 Duration:2 min 3 sec Sound:Yes
Clinical description of asbestos related diseases. Animated diagram depicts that worker working without protective gear at asbestos work site, breathe in asbestos with oxygen. It shows functions of alveoli. Asbestos particles thicken the lung wall and affects alveoli, which reduces worker's breathing capacity. The worker suffers from asbestosis. Worker smokes cigarette then smoke of cigarette enters into body and reacts with asbestos, which is very harmful and causes lung cancer. If worker quits smoking then chances of getting lung cancer will be reduced by 50 %. Asbestos affects pleurae and causes mesothelioma.
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