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Figures And Tables

Figures And Tables

Figure 1. Oropharyngeal Burns Secondary To Lye Ingestion

Image courtesy of Robert S. Hoffman, MD.

Figure 2. Chest X-Ray With Evidence Of Perforation After Caustic Ingestion


Figure 3. Endoscopic Findings Demonstrating Grade 2b Lesion After Ingestion Of Alkaline Caustic

Image courtesy of Robert S. Hoffman, MD.

Table 1. Common Caustics And Applications

Table 2. Factors Affecting Caustic Toxicity
Table 3. Approach To History-Taking In Patients With Caustic Ingestion


Table 4. Caustics That Cause Systemic Toxicity

Table 5. Endoscopic Grading Of Injury, Findings, And Prognosis

Publication Information

Rachel S. Wightman, MD; Kevin B. Read, MLIS, MAS; Robert S. Hoffman, MD

Publication Date

May 1, 2016

CME Expiration Date

June 1, 2019

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