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Mustard Gas

"Mustard Gas" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Severe irritant and vesicant of skin, eyes, and lungs. It may cause blindness and lethal lung edema and was formerly used as a war gas. The substance has been proposed as a cytostatic and for treatment of psoriasis. It has been listed as a known carcinogen in the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP-85-002, 1985) (Merck, 11th ed).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mustard Gas" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Mustard Gas" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 8 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2020 and 2022
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