Disease Information for Trichothecene mycotoxin/weapon exposure

Ads
Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Akinetic rigid frozen Posture
Chest Pain
Chest pain, substernal/midline
Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Burning blebs/sudden appearance/skin
Burning/stinging skin sensations/diffuse
Facial erythema
Facial flushing/Beet red
Flushing
Flushing/upper body
Abdominal Pain
Bloody diarrhea
Nausea
Stool color/appearance abnormal
Vomiting
Muscle stiffness/rigidity
Bronchospasm signs
Chest tightness/breathing response
Cough
Dyspnea
Hemoptysis
Shortness of breath/SOB
Wheezing
Coryza
Hoarseness
Odd sounding voice/husky
Runny nose/rhinorrhea
Sneezing
Sneezing/paroxysms
Voice Alteration
Voice change/disturbance/Unusual
Collapse/Prostration
Bloodshot eyes/Conjunctival injection
Lacrimation/excess tearing
Red Eyes Bilateral
Scleral Injection
Tearing
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Terrorist/Chemical-biological weapon (CBW)
Occupational Factors
Occupation/Soldier/officer military
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Event/Mass exposure/community illness/death
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/PCR/Antigen test/Abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Mycotoxin/T2Chromotography abnormal (Lab)
Throat/Nasal swab PCR Mycotoxin/T2 present
URINE Mycotoxin/T2 abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Hemoglobin (Lab)
Lymphocytes (Lab)
Nucleated red blood cells/Normoblasts (Lab)
STOOL Erythrocytes/RBCs
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Anemia
Asthma
Chemical burn/dermatitis
Chemical Tracheobronchitis
Conjunctivitis, chemical
Dermatitis/Chronic rash
Epistaxis/nosebleed
Laryngeal edema
Leukocytosis
Lymphocytosis
Lymphocytosis, acute infectious
Myelosuppression
Pulmonary edema/non-cardiogenic
Syncope/Fainting
Tracheal edema
Akinetic Rigid Syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Aerosolized bioterror weapon
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Bronchospasm
Process
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/Aerosolized Terror/Weapon chemical
TOXIN/Causes Flushing/Redness
TOXIN/CBRNE (Chemical/Biologic Weapons All) potential
TOXIN/CBW Biologic poison/non-living (ex)
TOXIN/Chemical Weapon/Terrorist/Military
TOXIN/Local irritant/Contact/Caustic/Blister
TOXIN/Plant contact Irritant/Vesicant/caustic
TOXIN/Plant Contains multiple toxins
TOXIN/Purified natural botanic toxin (ex)
TOXIN/Shock-hypovolemia effect.
TOXIN/Slow curve fast break 24 hrs
TOXIN/Weapon/anti-personnel agent/poison (ex)
TOXIN/Skin reaction/chemical irritant
Synonyms
Synonym
Fusarium toxins, Trichothecene, Trichothecenes, Trichothecenes (substance), weapon exposure, Synonym/Aflatoxin Fusaria mycotoxin/weapon, Synonym/Fusaria mycotoxin exposure, Synonym/T-2 mycotoxin CBW agent, Synonym/Yellow rain mycotoxin exposure
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Decontamination shower/washes
Definition

mycotoxin used as warfare agent as oily resin; toxin as blistering agent but inhaled causes necrotizing hemorrhagic effects; ingested then hemorrhagic diarrhea; absorbed through skin; this is "yellow rain" used in laos and cambodia and afganistan by communist forces in the 1970"s; it is a purified mycotoxin of millet and wheat and other grains as fusaria fungus/molds; surface denatured by sodium hypochlorite soln and 0_1M NaOH soln; toxin in tissues, urine, blood for several weeks specific lab tests

(Edit)

External Links Related to Trichothecene mycotoxin/weapon exposure
Google
Wikipedia
Merck
Images
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
Ads