Treatment of esophageal caustic injuries: experience with high-dose dexamethasone

Caustic ingestion is one of the most life-threatening events in the pediatric age group. Several types of non-surgical management have been proposed for the esophageal strictures that inevitably follow ingestion. These include esophageal stenting and steroid therapy, which has received much attention in recent years. In this study, high-dose dexamethasone… CONTINUE READING