pulmonary burn

pulmonary burn

Pulmonary parenchymal destruction caused by inhalation of irritating gases–eg, synthetic nitroso- compounds–eg, burning mattresses, plastics, generating PVCs and HCl, which generate toluene di-isothiocyanate; toxins and intense heat affect tracheobronchial tree, causing pulmonary edema, congestion, parenchymal hemorrhage, epithelial desquamation, lung necrosis
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