Trends and occupational associations in incidence of hospitalized pulmonary sarcoidosis and other lung diseases in Navy personnel: A 27-year historical prospective study, 1975-2001 Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Military Personnel
  • Occupational Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary

abstract

  • There was a steep decline in incidence of hospitalized sarcoidosis in blacks in the Navy. Occupational associations suggest the possibility that a dust or moisture-related lung disease may have been erroneously classified as sarcoidosis, or, alternatively, that sarcoidosis had a previously unrecognized occupational component.

publication date

  • November 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1378/chest.126.5.1431

PubMed ID

  • 15539709

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1431

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 126

number

  • 5