Cylindrical Alkaline Battery Causing No Harm to Vaginal Mucosa.


Fig. 1. (A) A pen-type battery was easily determined just before entering the vagina, (B) the body of the battery inside the vagina. We recently read the article by Griffin et al, “Vaginal burn from alkaline battery in 8-year-old” with great interest.1 The authors mentioned that tissue damage occurs because of leakage of potassium hydroxide, which has a… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2017.01.006


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