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International Classification of Pneumoconioses

Purpose:

To classify the chest X-ray of a patient with pneumoconiosis using the short version of the 1971 ILO U/C classification.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pulmonology & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

imaging studies, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

J60, J61, J62, J63, J64, J65

Description:

The ILO University of Cincinnati (U/C) 1971 International Classification of the Pneumoconioses standardizes the reporting of chest X-rays in patients with pneumoconiosis. The short form is an abbreviated version of the extended form.

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