Accidental acid ingestion in children: case series and literature review
Keywords:Acid, Children, Gastric outlet obstruction, Heineke Mikulicz pyloroplasty, Pyloric stricture
Acid ingestion in children is a common problem in developing countries. Immediate complications of acid ingestion are oesophageal perforation, laryngeal trauma, bleeding and fistula formation but stricture is a delayed complication. Gastric outlet obstruction is known complication of acids and surgery is the mainstay of treatment. Heineke-Mikulicz pyloroplasty was done in five cases without complications and the outcomes were satisfactory.
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