Document Detail


Airway edema following household bleach ingestion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9725970     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Household bleach is a frequent nonpharmaceutical childhood ingestion in the US. It is regarded as a benign ingestion. A rare presentation is reported of poisoning by low-concentration hypochlorite household bleach in a toddler that led to severe respiratory sequelae. The literature on respiratory and nonrespiratory sequelae of liquid household bleach ingestion is reviewed.
Authors:
F E Babl; S Kharsch; A Woolf
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of emergency medicine     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0735-6757     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Emerg Med     Publication Date:  1998 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-09-21     Completed Date:  1998-09-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309942     Medline TA:  Am J Emerg Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  514-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Pediatric Emergency Department, Boston Medical Center, MA 02118.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Airway Obstruction / chemically induced*
Edema / chemically induced
Emergency Treatment*
Female
Humans
Hypochlorous Acid / adverse effects*
Infant
Poisons / adverse effects*
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult / chemically induced*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Poisons; 7790-92-3/Hypochlorous Acid

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Anaphylaxis to topical bacitracin zinc ointment.
Next Document:  Anticholinergic poisoning with adulterated intranasal cocaine.