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Sulfur Mustard Exposure: Review of Acute, Subacute, and Long-Term Effects and Their Management

Summer 2019

Wolfe GA, Petteys SM, Phelps JF, Wasmund JB, Plackett TP. 19(2). 81 - 86. (Journal Article)


Sulfur mustard has been used in conflicts for more than a century. Despite international recognized bans on the use of chemical weapons, there continue to be reports of their use. The authors provide a contemporary overview of sulfur mustard injury and its management in the acute, subacute, and chronic periods.

Keywords: mustard gas; chemical terrorism; chemical warfare agents; blister/chemically induced; warfare

PMID: 31201756

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