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World J Gastroenterol. 2008 Jan 28;14(4):636-7.

An uncommon cause of corrosive esophageal injury.

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Clinical Science Department, Gastroenterology Unit, L. Sacco University Hospital, Via G.B. Grassi, 74, Milan 20157, Italy.

Abstract

We present an unusual case of corrosive esophageal injury following liquid glue ingestion. The endoscopic findings were tissue sloughing and blackened appearance of the esophagogastric junction, due to caustic esophageal injuries following ingestion of glue containing toluene.

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18203301
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PMC2681160
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