| CASE REPORT
|Year : 1997 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 111--113
Systemic sclerosis in a stone cutter
N Khanna, P D'Souza, A Sud, RK Pandhi
Several occupational hazards especially exposure to silica have been implicated as eliciting factors for the development of scleroderma-like disorders. We here report a case of manual stone-cutter who developed progressive scleroderma, interstitial lung disease and decreased oesophageal motility after several years of exposure to silica dust.
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