Quiz: Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis (Black Lung)
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Coal workers’ pneumoconiosis (black lung) is a lung disease caused by deposits of coal dust in the lungs. Which of the following is a FALSE statement about black lung?

  • A.

    It results from inhaling coal dust or graphite over a long time.

  • B.

    It is a type of emphysema.

  • C.

    Symptoms are more likely in smokers.

  • D.

    It can cause disabling shortness of breath.

Am I correct?