Phenol Toxicity Following Cutaneous Exposure to Creolin®: A Case Report

@article{Vearrier2014PhenolTF,
  title={Phenol Toxicity Following Cutaneous Exposure to Creolin{\textregistered}: A Case Report},
  author={David Vearrier and Dorian Jacobs and Michael I. Greenberg},
  journal={Journal of Medical Toxicology},
  year={2014},
  volume={11},
  pages={227-231}
}
IntroductionPhenol is a caustic that may cause cutaneous or gastrointestinal burns depending on the route of exposure. [...] Key MethodCase reportA 9-year-old girl was exposed to Creolin®, a general-purpose disinfectant containing phenol, when her mother applied this product to her head and upper torso. The patient required endotracheal intubation due to depressed mental status; she had cutaneous erythema in the distribution of contact with the cleanser.Expand
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