Chloropicrin Gas

Etiology

  • World War I Wartime Exposure
  • Chemical Manufacturing
  • Fumigants

Physiology

  • Chloropicrin Gas Inhalation
    • Low-threshold airway irritant

Diagnosis

  • FOB: may be necessary to rule out airway injury

Clinical Presentations


Treatment

  • Steroids: may be beneficial in acute lung injury, but unproven

References

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