Myocardial infarction, acute ischemic stroke, and hyperglycemia triggered by acute chlorine gas inhalation.

@article{Kose2009MyocardialIA,
  title={Myocardial infarction, acute ischemic stroke, and hyperglycemia triggered by acute chlorine gas inhalation.},
  author={Ataman Kose and Beril Kose and Ayça Açikalin and Nurullah Gunay and Cuma Yildirim},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 8},
  pages={
          1022.e1-4
        }
}
Chlorine is one of the most common substances involved in toxic inhalation. Until now, several accidental exposures have been reported. The damage to the respiratory tract in the immediate phase after exposure to chlorine is well defined. Death occurs particularly due to pulmonary edema with respiratory failure and circulatory collapse. On the other hand, no association with myocardial infarction, acute stroke, severe hyperglycemia, and acute chlorine inhalation has been reported in literature… CONTINUE READING
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