Medical Conditions with Likely Secondary Disorders

 

 

Disorders secondary to Chronic Beryllium Disease (CBD)

 

        Hypoxemia (low oxygen levels at exercise, rest or with sleep)

        Airflow obstruction/wheezing (asthma-like presentation of CBD)

        Right heart failure, Cor pulmonale

        Pulmonary hypertension

        Respiratory infections (Pneumonia,Acute Bronchitis)

        Spontaneous Pneumothorax

        Deconditioning secondary to chronic lung disease

        Joint Aches (this is a symptom)

        Hyperurecemia, Gout

        Hypercalcemia/hypercalcuria

        Granulomatous Hepatitis

        Skin Nodules/Ulceration

        Aggravation of sleep apnea due to hypoxemia of CBD

 

Disorders secondary to Silicosis

 

        Hypoxemia

        Right heart failure, Cor pulmonale

        Pulmonary Hypertension

        Deconditioning secondary to chronic lung disease

        Progressive Massive Fibrosis

        Silicotuberculosis