hydrogen sulfide poisoning
- hydrogen sulfide gas, seen primarily in those who work with petroleum or petrochemicals. The gas is a potent inhibitor of cytochrome-c oxidase (q.v.) and poisoning is characterized by metabolic acidosis and anoxia; severe cases may result in coma with death from respiratory paralysis.
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