Disease Information for Pepper spray/MACE irritant

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Sneezing
Eye Pains, Bilateral
Eye symptoms/signs
Eyelid inflammed/reddened
Temporary blindness
Disease Progression
Course/Short/brief/self-limited
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Blepharospasm
Conjunctivitis, chemical
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Eyes/accessory (category)
Process
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Decontamination shower/washes
Definition

pepper spray to eyes assault is self limited but blepharospasm is usual; flooding rinses with water sufficient; mace is longer acting and may induce chemical burns;

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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