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Medical Hazards of the Tear Gas CS A Case of Persistent, Multisystem, Hypersensitivity Reaction and Review of the Literature

Hill, A. Ross M.D., C.M.; Silverberg, Nanette B. M.D.; Mayorga, David M.D.; Baldwin, Hilary E. M.D.

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From Departments of Medicine (ARH, DM) and Dermatology (NBS, HEB), SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn and Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, New York.

Address reprint requests to: A. Ross Hill, MD, SUNY Health Science Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 19, Brooklyn, NY 11203.

Abbreviations used in this article: ARDS, acute respiratory distress syndrome; CN, 1-chloroacetophenone; CS, orítho-chlorobenzylidene malononitrile; FVC, forced vital capacity; HIV, human immunodeficiency virus; OC, oleoresin of capsicum; RADS, reactive airways dysfunction syndrome.

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