Oropharyngeal and laryngeal burn resulting from exposure to endoscope disinfectant: A case report

September 25, 2008
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Abstract

Iatrogenic injury from medical disinfectants is an uncommon but potentially devastating complication. We report an unusual, but severe, upper aerodigestive complication from the use of ortho-Phthalaldehyde solution, a commonly used endoscope disinfectant.

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