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Gas - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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Last Updated: 03 June 2022

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Ocular toxicity of mustard gas: A concise review.

"Sulfur mustard is a chemical warfare agent that has been used throughout recent history and is still a threat today. " Exposed soldiers and civilians have a variety of conditions, chiefly in the respiratory system, skin, and eyes. The causes of this unusual mustard gas keratopathy are still poorly understood, and animal models for the study of this disease are discussed. "Resistent epithelial defects, limbal stem cell deficiency, corneal neovascularization, dry eye, and corneal opacification have all been reported," says the author.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxlet.2021.02.007

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