Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Caustic Ingestion Article

PMID: 21603414 Web of Science: 000420187100003

Cited authors

  • Lupa, Michael; Magne, Jacqueline; Guarisco, J. Lindhe; Amedee, Ronald


  • Caustic ingestion is a serious medical problem with a variety of clinical presentations and a complicated clinical course. This article reviews the epidemiology and pathophysiology of caustic ingestion as well as the most current approaches to diagnosis and treatment. Finally, a recent case will be presented that highlights the difficulty this problem poses to a medical team.

Publication date

  • 2009

Published in

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1524-5012

Start page

  • 54

End page

  • 59


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