Ocular injuries caused by mustard gas: diagnosis, treatment, and medical defense.

@article{Safarinejad2001OcularIC,
  title={Ocular injuries caused by mustard gas: diagnosis, treatment, and medical defense.},
  author={Mohammad Reza Safarinejad and Seyed Akbar Moosavi and Bahareh Montazeri},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={166 1},
  pages={
          67-70
        }
}
Sulfur mustard has been used as a vesicant chemical warfare agent. To investigate the ocular damage it causes, we studied the effects on chemical casualties in the Iran-Iraq War. The patient population consisted of more than 5,000 chemical casualties, both military and civilian. The range of ocular damage was wide. The most common ocular effects were conjunctivitis and photophobia. Patients with significant corneal involvement are at risk for corneal ulceration and rarely for anterior chamber… CONTINUE READING

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