Fatal inhalational isopropyl alcohol poisoning in a neonate.

Abstract

A 37 weeks gestation, 1500 gram male infant with multiple dysmorphic features underwent surgery for gastroschisis several hours after birth. During post-operative mechanical ventilation, 70% isopropyl alcohol was accidentally placed in the humidifier of the ventilator, resulting in an estimated 2 h exposure. While the baby seemed clinically stable, initial… (More)

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