Wire brushing wood furniture, granulomatosis and microscopic mineralogical analysis

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Mickaël Catinon
Cécile Chemarin
Souad Assaad
Sylvie Vuillermoz-Blas
Elisabeth Roux
Alexandra Traverse-Glehen
Catherine Cavalin
Paul-André Rosental
Michel Vincent



There is increasing evidence that sarcoidosis can occur in workplaces in which there is exposure to inorganic triggers (1-3). Moreover, transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and energy dispersive X-ray (EDX) analysis may contribute to identifying micro and/or nanoparticles in granulomatous tissues  (4-6) and, out of the workplace, hobby activities may also involve dangerous exposure...
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