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Disease Persian Gulf Syndrome

Name Persian Gulf Syndrome
Synonyms Gulf War Syndrome | Syndrome, Gulf War | Syndrome, Persian Gulf
Definition Unexplained symptoms reported by veterans of the Persian Gulf War with Iraq in 1991. The symptoms reported include fatigue, skin rash, muscle and joint pain, headaches, loss of memory, shortness of breath, gastrointestinal and respiratory symptoms, and extreme sensitivity to commonly occurring chemicals. (Nature 1994 May 5;369(6475):8)
Categories Occupational disease
MeSH® ID D018923
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