Disease Information for Phosgene Oxime/Weapon (CX) agent

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Chest Pain
Chest pain, substernal/midline
Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain
Burning blebs/sudden appearance/skin
Depigmented patches, skin
Eschar
Local necrotic tissue/burn/ulceration
Pigmentation Lesions on Healing
Pigmented patches/skin
Pruritic/itching rash
Pruritis Itching
Skin Ulcer with Eschar
White skin discoloration
Chest tightness/breathing response
Cough
Dyspnea
Shortness of breath/SOB
Burning/Raw throat feeling
Hoarseness
Odd sounding voice/husky
Voice Alteration
Voice change/disturbance/Unusual
Bloodshot eyes/Conjunctival injection
Eye Pains, Bilateral
Red Eyes Bilateral
Scleral Injection
Temporary blindness
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Vesicant Eye Skin Nose Lungs Immediate
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Poisoning like onset/Abrupt severe
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Terrorist Chemical weapon agent
Exposure/Terrorist/Chemical-biological weapon (CBW)
Occupational Factors
Occupation/Soldier/officer military
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Event/Mass exposure/community illness/death
Event/Warfare/Combat status/effects
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Blepharospasm
Blindness
Chemical pneumonitis
Chemical Tracheobronchitis
Conjunctivitis, chemical
Dermatitis/Chronic rash
Keratitis
Laryngeal edema
Sclerocornea/Corneal scar
Tracheal edema
Vitiligo
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Process
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/Aerosolized Terror/Weapon chemical
TOXIN/CBRNE (Chemical/Biologic Weapons All) potential
TOXIN/CBW Military chemical Incapacitant/non-lethal
TOXIN/Characteristic Odor
TOXIN/Chemical Weapon/Terrorist/Military
TOXIN/Highly soluble irritant gas (eyes>lungs)
TOXIN/Incapacitating weapon agent (ex)
TOXIN/Penetrates rubber/clothing
TOXIN/Peppery intense characteristic odor
TOXIN/Poison Organic (category)
TOXIN/Pulmonary irritant CBW agent
TOXIN/Toxidrome/poisoning pattern (ex)
TOXIN/Unpleasant distinct odor
TOXIN/Vesicant CBW agent
TOXIN/Volatil liquid/Solvent/Fluid
TOXIN/Vomiting CBW agent
TOXIN/Weapon/anti-personnel agent/poison (ex)
TOXIN/Fumigant Gas/Vapor Usage
Synonyms
Synonym
Carbonic dichloride, Carbonyl chloride, Phosgene, Phosgene (substance), Synonym/CX (Phosgene Oxime) exposure
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Expectant/supportive treatment.
Definition

Incapacitating agent; usually not always lethal warfare urticant known as CX and is in liquid or vapor form; penetrates rubber clothing; pungent peppery odor then unbearable eye and mucous membrane pain sore throat and cough with dyspnea

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