Disease Information for Vomiting CBW agent (Dm/Da/Dc) Weapon exposure

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Burning blebs/sudden appearance/skin
Abdominal Pain
Choking
Diarrhea
Diarrhea, explosive
Diarrhea, fulminant
Gagging
Nausea
Relentless vomiting/retching/purging
Vomiting
Characteristic breath odor
Altered mental status Mental status change
Headache
Headache, frontal
Stupor/poor reponse to stimulus
Sudden unconsciousness
Bronchospasm signs
Cough
Wheezing
Burning/Raw throat feeling
Sneezing
Sneezing/paroxysms
Bloodshot eyes/Conjunctival injection
Eye Pains, Bilateral
Red Eyes Bilateral
Scleral Injection
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
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute gastroenteritis
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Asthma
Blepharospasm
Chemical burn/dermatitis
Chemical pneumonitis
Chemical Tracheobronchitis
Conjunctivitis, chemical
Enteritis, secondary
Keratitis
Laryngeal edema
Pneumonia, aspiration
Sclerocornea/Corneal scar
Sedation/torpor induced
Tracheal edema
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Bronchospasm
Process
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/ Delay/Slow curve fast break/hours
TOXIN/ Onset One hour
TOXIN/Aerosolized Terror/Weapon chemical
TOXIN/CBRNE (Chemical/Biologic Weapons All) potential
TOXIN/CBW irritants/Military use non-lethal
TOXIN/CBW Military chemical Incapacitant/non-lethal
TOXIN/Characteristic Odor
TOXIN/Chemical Weapon/Terrorist/Military
TOXIN/Fruity odor/bitter almonds odor
TOXIN/Odor of garlic
TOXIN/Pulmonary irritant CBW agent
TOXIN/Vomiting CBW agent
TOXIN/Weapon/anti-personnel agent/poison (ex)
TOXIN/Skin reaction/chemical irritant
Synonyms
Synonym
Vomiting CBW agent (Dm Da Dc) Weapon exposure, Synonym/Adamsite (Diphenylaminearsine) CBW, Synonym/DA (Diphenylchlorarsine) CBW, Synonym/DC (Diphenylarsinous cyanide) CBW, Synonym/Diphenyls vomiting agent aerosol, Synonym/DM (Diphenylaminarsine) CBW
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Supportive/Symptomatic treatment
Definition

CBRNE Agent; CBW vomiting agent incapacitating usually not leathal; Examples are Dm, Da, Dc; potential terror weapons with combined exposure forces subject to remove mask or choke on vomitus; these are diphenyls used as riot agents; Diphenylaminearsine (DM/Adamsite), Diphenylcyanoarsine (DC),

Diphenylchloroarsine (DA); DC smells of garlic and almonds;

DM is the most toxic; often initial irritant of eyes, skin, then GI effects prolonged for hours. (Original WWI agents)

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