corrosive injury

An injury of muco-cutaneous surfaces—e.g., eyes, oesophagus, skin—with tissue destruction due to direct contact with a strong acid—coagulation necrosis—or with a strong base—liquefactive necrosis
Epidemiology ±26,000/year, US

corrosive injury

Caustic injury, corrosion of tissue Public health An injury of mucocutaneous surfaces–eg, eyes, esophagus, skin, with tissue destruction due to direct contact with a strong acid–coagulation necrosis, or with a strong base–liquefactive necrosis Epidemiology ±26,000/yr–US, 1988
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Corrosive injury to upper gastrointestinal tract is an agonizing experience for both patient and treating physician.
Two patients, a 28-year-old male and a 40-year-old female, presented with difficulty in swallowing solid food, 6 months following surgery for corrosive injury to oesophagus.
Clinical sequelae from FB ingestion include; perforation (most common), corrosive injury (batteries), and airway compromise.
Surgical anastomosis, radiation therapy, Schatzki's rings, esophageal webs, corrosive injury, peptic injury, photodynamic therapy [1, 2], and endoscopic surgery can always induce benign esophageal strictures [3-5].
The etiology usually due to significant hemodynamic compromise or low-flow states resulting in esophageal hypoperfusion combined with corrosive injury from gastric contents and impaired mucosal repair mechanisms [4,7,8].
The endoscopic presentation of ETI varies and can mimic the features of chemical related corrosive injury, infection, and inflammation esophagitis which might need histopathology to be excluded.
Corrosive injury to upper gastrointestinal tract: Still a major surgical dilemma: World J Gastroenterol.
(16.) Anderson K, Rouse T, Randolph J; A controlled trial of corticosteroids in children with corrosive injury of the esophagus.
Meant to be accessible and affordable, the atlas covers endoscopy techniques and normal anatomy; esophageal webs, rings, and strictures; hernia and gastroesophageal reflux disease; motility disorders of the esophagus; portal hypertension; ulcers; tumors; gastrojejunostomy; corrosive injury; uncommon inflammatory lesions; Mallory-Weiss syndrome; Dieulafoy's lesion; gastric antral vascular ectasia; foreign bodies; tracheoesophageal fistula; and miscellaneous issues.
A win against Sturm Graz will take them to the next phase of the Champions League if the corrosive injury problems at the club can be reversed.
In the most thorough analysis yet of prednisone's value in childhood corrosive injury, Kathryn D.
Benign esophageal stricture (BES) is not a rare disease in clinical practice and can occur after endoscopic resection, esophageal surgery, corrosive injury, or radiotherapy (1).