Therapeutic options to treat mustard gas poisoning � Review

Rafati-Rahimzadeh, M. and Rafati-Rahimzadeh, M. and Kazemi, S. and Moghadamnia, A.A. (2019) Therapeutic options to treat mustard gas poisoning � Review. Caspian Journal of Internal Medicine, 10 (3). pp. 241-264.

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Among the blistering (vesicant) chemical warfare agents (CWA), sulfur mustard is the most important since it is known as the �King of chemical warfare agents�. The use of sulfur mustard has caused serious damages in several organs, especially the eyes, skin, respiratory, central and peripheral nervous systems after short and long term exposure, incapacitating and even killing people and troops. In this review, chemical properties, mechanism of actions and their effects on each organ, clinical manifestations, diagnostic evaluation of the actions triage, and treatment of injuries have been described. © 2019 Babol University of Medical Sciences. All rights reserved.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: acetylcysteine; alteplase; corticosteroid; gamma1b interferon; mustard gas; sildenafil; tadalafil, bone marrow suppression; carcinogenicity; cornea transplantation; DNA adduct; DNA strand breakage; drug intoxication; emergency health service; endocrine system; eye injury; first aid; genital system; hematopoietic system; human; laboratory test; mutagenicity; physical chemistry; respiratory system; Review; skin; skin defect; stem cell transplantation; teratogenicity
Subjects: Medicine
Health Professions
Divisions: Faculty of Health > Department of Public health
Depositing User: ART . editor
Date Deposited: 29 Dec 2019 12:54
Last Modified: 29 Dec 2019 12:54

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