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Endoscopic Grading of Corrosive Burns in the Esophagus and Stomach

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Gastroenterology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

After ingestion of a corrosive chemical or mixture, endoscopy should be performed to determine the severity of the injury. One method of grading the severity of injury is modeled after the classification of thermal burns to the skin.

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