Long Term Ocular Effects of Mustard Gas Poisoning: A Cross-Sectional Study in Iraqi Kurdish Civilians
作者: Mostafa NaderiMostafa GhaneiKhosro JadidiMohammad Gholami-FesharakiZohreh Poursaleh
作者单位: 1Chemical Injuries Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Iran
2Department of Biostatistics, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
刊名: Allergy & Therapy, 2014, Vol.5 (3), pp.1-5
来源数据库: OMICS Group Incorporation
DOI: 10.4172/2155-6121.1000177
关键词: Sulfur mustardChemical warfare agentOcularKeratitisLong term
原始语种摘要: Background: Iraqi forces utilized a range of chemical weapons including sulfur mustard (SM) and other unknown chemical warfare agents against Iraqi Kurdish civilians in the 1980s. Little data exist regarding the chronic and delayed destructive lesions in the ocular organ caused by this exposure. The aim of this study was to evaluate and validate the severity of eye injuries in Kurdish subjects with chronic and delayed-onset mustard gas lesions. Methods: This cross-sectional study conducted by simple random sampling on 303 people who had history of exposure to chemical weapons in February 2009 in Sulaimany, Iraq. Medical history, symptoms, ocular conditions, clinical course, and treatment measures were reviewed. Statistical analysis was accomplished using SPSS/18, Chisquare test. Results:...
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  • chemical 化学的
  • mustard 芥末
  • follow 
  • necessary 必要的
  • treatment 处理
  • keratitis 角膜炎
  • range 射程
  • vision 视力
  • conditions 条件式
  • warfare 战争