Sulfur mustard-induced poikiloderma: A case report

@article{Emadi2011SulfurMP,
  title={Sulfur mustard-induced poikiloderma: A case report},
  author={S. Emadi and M. Kaffashi and Zohreh Poursaleh and J. Akhavan-Moghaddam and M. Soroush and S. E. Emadi and Nez'hat-o-Sadat Taghavi},
  journal={Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology},
  year={2011},
  volume={30},
  pages={170 - 174}
}
Sulfur mustard (SM) is a potent chemical warfare agent that was widely used during the First World War and the Iran–Iraq conflict. This vesicant agent causes several acute and chronic effects on the skin, eye, and respiratory system. We report the case of a 41-year-old man who was injured with SM in Iraq chemical attack in 1988. After exposure, he developed severe skin blisters on his upper trunk, dorsum of hands, and genitalia. Based on several clinical observations, such as atrophy… Expand
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