Jurnal Respirologi Indonesia
Vol 39, No 4 (2019)

Basic Principal for Reading of Chest X Ray Acording to International Labour Organization (ILO) Classification for Pneumoconiosis

Agus Dwi Susanto (Universitas Indonesia)

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Publish Date
02 Oct 2019


Pneumoconiosis is disease that caused by deposition of dust in lung parenchymal with fibrosis was result of it’s reaction. Usually pneumoconiosis diagnose and classified by conventional chest x ray. The International Labour Organization (ILO) described standard system for classified radiograph abnormality of pneumoconiosis based on parenchymal and pleural abnormality. Parenchymal abnormality divided into 2 categories that is small opacities and large opacities. Description steps of chest X ray reading based on ILO classification was technical quality, parenchymal abnormality (shape and size, affected zone and profusion), pleural abnormality (localized, width, extent and severity of calcification) and other abnormality with recorded by symbols (J Respir Indo. 2019; 39: 272-9)

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Jurnal Respirologi Indonesia (JRI) is an online and printed scientific publication of the Indonesian Society of Respirology (ISR). The journal is published thrice-monthly within a year (January, April, July and October). The journal is focused to present original article, article review, and case ...