What is the role of endoscopic ultrasonography in the evaluation of caustic ingestions?

Updated: Dec 09, 2020
  • Author: Derrick Lung, MD, MPH, FACEP, FACMT; Chief Editor: David Vearrier, MD, MPH  more...
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Endoscopic ultrasonography has been shown to more accurately show the depth of lesions than endoscopy alone. [11] Further studies will be necessary to determine the utility of this procedure in aiding in diagnosis and treatment.


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