Blistering of buttocks by mustard gas
Man sat on contaminated ground and vapour passed through clothing, causing inflammation and blistering of skin. Blistering was ruptured by pressure when patient sat down after formation, but scratching of irritated area was avoided (first day req’d local anesthetic), and as such chronic dermatitis was avoided. Erythema was replaced by brown staining beginning on eighth day of recovery. Drawing made on eleventh day.
Patient recovered in three weeks with no complications or secondary infections.
An Atlas of Gas Poisoning. Medical Research Council [Canada], 1918.

Blistering of buttocks by mustard gas

Man sat on contaminated ground and vapour passed through clothing, causing inflammation and blistering of skin. Blistering was ruptured by pressure when patient sat down after formation, but scratching of irritated area was avoided (first day req’d local anesthetic), and as such chronic dermatitis was avoided. Erythema was replaced by brown staining beginning on eighth day of recovery. Drawing made on eleventh day.

Patient recovered in three weeks with no complications or secondary infections.

An Atlas of Gas Poisoning. Medical Research Council [Canada], 1918.

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