Issue 4 Articles

The Relationship between Clinical Findings and Esophageal Injury Severity in Children with Unintentional Ingestion of Caustic Agents

Corrosive ingestion can produce severe upper gastrointestinal tract injury with long-lasting suffering and even death. Early assessment of the extent of damage is important for deciding about the necessity of hospitalization and type of treatment. The present study has investigated the clinical indicators of corrosive esophageal injury severity in children