Dinitrogen Tetroxide

Exposure

  • Rocket Propellant: often abbreviated as “NTO” (nitrogen tetroxide)
    • On 7/24/75, dinitrogen tetroxide inhalation toxicity of US astronauts occurred aboard the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project -> crew was hospitalized 14 days for pneumonia and pulmonary edema

Physiology

  • Dinitrogen Tetroxide Inhalation

Clinical Presentations

  • Acute Lung Injury-ARDS (see [[Acute Lung Injury-ARDS]])
    • Pathology: diffuse alveolar damage

References

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