Caustic Ingestions and Foreign Bodies Ingestions in Pediatric Patients.

Abstract

Children inevitably swallow foreign material accidentally or intentionally. Each type of ingestion carries their own set of risks and complications, short and long term, some requiring immediate attention while others close monitoring. Alkalotic household cleaning products and lithium button batteries are increasingly common and damage the esophagus quickly… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pcl.2017.01.004

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