Cutaneous histopathologic features in weanling pigs after exposure to three different doses of liquid sulfur mustard.

@article{Smith1996CutaneousHF,
  title={Cutaneous histopathologic features in weanling pigs after exposure to three different doses of liquid sulfur mustard.},
  author={Kina Smith and Henry G Skelton and Derek Hobson and Frances M Reid and Jeremy A Blank and Charles G. Hurst},
  journal={The American Journal of dermatopathology},
  year={1996},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={515-20}
}
Sulfur mustard (2,2' dichlorodiethyl sulfide, HD) is a chemical warfare agent that is easily produced, and may be used against civilian populations as well as against military troops. However, good therapeutic and prophylactic measures await a better understanding of the pathophysiology of lesions produced by this agent. Because the skin remains is one of the principal routes for HD exposure and damage, the study of HD-induced skin lesions is of major interest. Blister formation is a… CONTINUE READING