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    Title: Acute Silicosis
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    • May develop after 1 to 3 years of exposure
    • Distinctive feature is a surfactant-like liquid in the alveoli
    Speaker Notes: Acute silicosis may develop after only 1 to 3 years of exposure progressing even more quickly than accelerated silicosis. A distinctive feature of acute silicosis is the presence of a surfactant-like liquid in the alveoli. However, chest X-rays reveal few silicotic nodules. Acute silicosis is rapidly fatal.