A clinicopathological study on acute cutaneous lesions induced by sulfur mustard gas (yperite).


During the Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988), sulfur mustard (as a chemical warfare agent) was launched on several occasions. Thirty-two victims with acute mustard poisoning were referred to our dermatology department, and are basis of this clinicopathologic study. Clinical and laboratory findings of these 32 adult patients exposed to mustard gas were determined… (More)