What should be included in followup treatment after a caustic ingestion?

Updated: Dec 09, 2020
  • Author: Derrick Lung, MD, MPH, FACEP, FACMT; Chief Editor: David Vearrier, MD, MPH  more...
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Post-discharge arrangements may include the following:

  • Psychiatric evaluation for all patients with intentional ingestion
  • Follow-up esophagram 3-4 weeks postingestion

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