Dec '09
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  • Q:

    Silicosis is a condition caused by the inhalation of silica dust and the formation of hard, silicotic nodules in the lungs that inhibit oxygen transfer. One symptom of silicosis is hypoxia. Which of the following is likely a characteristic sign of hypoxia?

     

    A

    Silicotic nodules seen on an X-ray of the lungs

    B

    Abdominal cramps

    C

    Blueness of lips and skin

    D

    Rapid hair loss




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