Bauxite fibrosis


Bauxite pneumoconiosis, is a progressive form of pneumoconiosis usually caused by occupational exposure to bauxite fumes which contain aluminium and silica particulates.

It is typically seen in workers involved in the smelting of bauxite to produce corundum.

Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
26.12.2017 – 14:17 CET