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Matot et al., "Blast lung injury from an explosion on a civilian bus," Chest, vol.
The interstitial changes of blast lung can lead to acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Scientists hope to develop a test for blast lung - the most common cause of death among survivors of explosions.
To address this concern, CDC has added the fact sheet, "Blast Lung Injury: What Clinicians Need to Know" to the Mass Trauma Preparedness and Response page on the CDC website (
Blast lung may present initially with signs and symptoms of apnea, bradycardia, and hypotension, but has been reported as late as 48 hours following the explosion.