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A rare complication of chlorine gas inhalation: pneumomediastinum
  1. O Akdur,
  2. P Durukan,
  3. I Ikizceli,
  4. S Ozkan,
  5. L Avsarogullari
  1. Department of Emergency Medicine, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
  1. Correspondence to:
 O Akdur
 Department of Emergency Medicine, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri 38030 Turkey; oakdur{at}hotmail.com

Abstract

Chlorine gas is a potent pulmonary irritant that causes acute damage in both the upper and lower respiratory tract.

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Footnotes

  • Competing interests: None declared.

  • This case report has been sent to the fourth European Congress of Emergency Medicine, Heraklion-Crete, Greece, 4–8 October 2006, as a poster presentation.

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