Ocular injuries following sulfur mustard exposure: Clinical characteristics and treatment

Aviv Vidan, Shai Luria, Arik Eisenkraft, Ariel Hourvitz

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Abstract

The chemical warfare agent sulfur mustard affects primarily the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Of these, injury is the most immediate and distressing. Learning to recognize ocular injury enables the treating physician to provide early and suitable treatment, which will reduce complications and allow the victim a rapid recovery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)577-578
Number of pages2
JournalIsrael Medical Association Journal
Volume4
Issue number7
StatePublished - 2002

Keywords

  • Chemical warfare agent
  • Cornea
  • Ocular chemical injury
  • Sulfur mustard

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