Caustic injury of the oesophagus

  title={Caustic injury of the oesophagus},
  author={Alastair John Ward Millar and Sharon Cox},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
Caustic ingestion continues to be a significant problem world-wide especially in developing countries and particularly in the under 6 years age group. The presence or absence of symptoms or oral lesions does not reliably predict the existence or severity of oesophageal lesions. Upper endoscopy remains the mainstay diagnostic modality for evaluation to… CONTINUE READING