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miércoles, 11 de abril de 2018

Caustic Ingestion

TAMING THE SRU

Taming The SRU - April 10, 2018 - By Scalon M
..."Ingestion of detergent agents, whether intentional or accidental, can cause serious and potentially life-threatening toxicologic disease. While ingestion in the adult population often stems from psychiatric disease or self-injurious behaviors, the advent of water-soluble laundry detergent pods has led to a significant increase in the number of pediatric poisonings, due in part to their bright coloration and pleasant smell.[1] This article will discuss the various manifestations of toxic exposure, pathogenesis, and evidence-based management of detergent poisonings in both the pediatric and adult populations..."
 fIGURE 1.  eNDOSCOPIC GRADING SYSTEM FOR CAUSTIC INJURIES.