Hand warmer related corrosive injury.

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INTRODUCTION Corrosive injury of the esophagus and stomach is never been reported after intoxication of hand warmers. Herein we reported a case that had grade IIA corrosive injury found by endoscopic examination. CASE REPORT An 84 year-old woman with a history of dementia ingested the contents of hand warmers. She had radiopaque patches in the stomach and… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/15563650.2011.607460

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