Vaginal burn injury due to alkaline batteries.


BACKGROUND Alkaline batteries are known to cause caustic burns to the esophagus when ingested. We report a case of alkaline burns to the vagina. CASE A 13-year-old female presented to the Emergency Department with abdominal pain. She was admitted for necrotic vaginal burns after batteries were removed from her vagina. Examination under anesthesia revealed… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2008.10.009


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