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Liver necrosis following corrosive ingestion.
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PMID:  24105665     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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We describe a rare sequel of corrosive ingestion. In this patient, ingestion of a corrosive led to ischemic necrosis of the entire left lobe of the liver (segments II, III, and IV) in addition to causing full-thickness necrosis of the esophagus/stomach, infarction of the spleen, and injury to the left hemidiaphragm. Solid organ involvement following corrosive ingestion is uncommon. Although involvement of the spleen and pancreas from extension of corrosive burns from the adjacent stomach is occasionally described, involvement of the liver following corrosive ingestion has not been reported in the literature till date.
Authors:
Amit Javed; Narola Yanger; A K Agarwal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-10-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0975-0711     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Gastroenterol     Publication Date:  2013 Oct 
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Created Date:  2013-10-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8409436     Medline TA:  Indian J Gastroenterol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, G B Pant Hospital and Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University, New Delhi, 110 002, India.
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