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SP Kaushik, HB Yim, T Agasthian
Correspondence: Dr S P Kaushik
Knowledge of the sequelae of caustic ingestion is of relevance to staff of the Emergency Room, Intensive Care Unit, surgical and gastroenterology services. It poses a considerable management problem and may result in life-threatening complications such as visceral perforation. This case report demonstrates an unusual and previously unreported manifestation of caustic injury.
Keywords: caustic, complication, diaphragm, gastric, perforation
Singapore Med J 2000; 41(1): 39-40