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Title: BEN Patient
Description: Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN) patient from a BEN village in Romania. The photo was taken at a dialysis clinic in Romania where the patient traveled every 2 to 3 days to receive dialysis, the principal treatment option for people with BEN. This patient died from complications of BEN within a year after this photo was taken in 2000.
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Related to the USGS CoreCast, Episode 103 on Coal and Human Health.
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