Ingestion of Caustic Substances in Adults : A Review Article

  title={Ingestion of Caustic Substances in Adults : A Review Article},
  author={Andon A. Chibishev and Zanina Jovan Pereska and Vesna Chibisheva and Natasa Simonovska},
Background: Ingestion of caustic agents can cause serious damages of the upper gastrointestinal tract and in some cases this kind of poisoning may have fatal outcomes. Acute caustic intoxications are one of the main problems in the modern clinical toxicology since they mainly affect young people with psychic disorders, suicidal intent, and alcohol addiction. Text: In diagnostic evaluation of this kind of poisoning, different procedures are used. Today’s golden standard for determination of the… CONTINUE READING