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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 92-95

Corrosive injuries of the upper gastrointestinal tract: A review of management practices


Department of Surgery, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Sasank Kalipatnapu
Department of Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery, Division of Surgery, Paul Brand Building, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 004, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/cmi.cmi_34_18

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Corrosive injuries to the upper gastrointestinal tract can occur by either acid or alkali ingestion. They can lead to significant morbidity and mortality, thus necessitating a rapid assessment and appropriate management. This article aims to provide an overview of corrosive injuries and to provide a management plan for corrosive injuries.


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