Photographic Submission: Caustic Ingestion of Hydrochloric Acid
Ferdinando L. Mirarchi, D.O.
West Penn/Allegheny Health System
Allegheny General Hospital
Department of Emergency Medicine
320 East North Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Fred P. Harchelroad, Jr, M.D.
Int J Med Toxicol 2001; 4(4): 27
Endoscopic view of the esophagus in a patient who ingested hydrochloric acid (Lime-a-way). Note the appearance of the thrombosed esophageal submucosal vessels giving the appearance of "chickenwire".
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