Caustic injury to the upper GI tract.

Kruger F.C. (2004)

Article

Caustic injury of the oesophagus and stomach is common among children and young adults. The morbidity associated with caustic injury can be severe. Due to improved management the mortality has decreased significantly. Alkaline agents tend to cause more severe injury than acidic agents.

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