Author(s): Kirsh MM, Ritter F
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Abstract The characteristics, diagnosis, and management of oropharyngeal and digestive passage lesions due to ingestion of caustic agents are presented. Previous experimental and clinical studies are reviewed with discussion of the peculiar qualities of the newer caustics. Differentiation in treatment of burns caused by solid and liquid agents is stressed.
This article was published in Ann Thorac Surg
and referenced in Journal of Gastrointestinal & Digestive System