Tracheoesophageal fistula secondary to muriatic acid ingestion.


Acid ingestion may result in a variety of early and late complications. A patient is presented with severe sequelae from muriatic acid ingestion, including a tracheoesophageal fistula which is a previously unreported complication of acid ingestion injury. Recommendations are made for diagnosis and prevention of this potentially lethal complication.

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@article{Pense1988TracheoesophagealFS, title={Tracheoesophageal fistula secondary to muriatic acid ingestion.}, author={S C Pense and William J. Wood and Thomas K Stempel and Frank L. Zwemer and Thomas L. Wachtel}, journal={Burns, including thermal injury}, year={1988}, volume={14 1}, pages={35-8} }