Acute Oral Acetic Acid Intoxication: A Case Report

@inproceedings{Hsu2009AcuteOA,
  title={Acute Oral Acetic Acid Intoxication: A Case Report},
  author={Tien- Hsu and Chi-Wen Jaun and Chung-Chieh Huang},
  year={2009}
}
Diluted acetic acid in the form of vinegar (5%) is safe for human consumption; however, intake of weakly diluted or undiluted acetic acid can be deadly. A 49-year-old man presented to the emergency department with acute acetic acid intoxication. Results from various tests revealed metabolic acidosis, disseminated intravascular coagulopathy, acute liver dysfunction, acute renal failure, and acute respiratory failure. Upper gastrointestinal panendoscopy revealed third-degree gastrointestinal… 
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