Acute carbolic acid poisoning: A report of four cases
Case Reports:
A 2-year-old girl was admitted within 2 h of accidental ingestion of carbolic acid with burn injury of about 8% of body surface area (BSA). Lips, tongue as well as part of the face, and chest were involved due to spillage, but pharynx and airway were spared. She was irritable and had drooling of saliva but no other systemic complications or airway-related issues. Glycerine was applied over the exposed skin as local therapy to prevent further absorption of carbolic acid. Initially, kept nil orally for 2 days and then started taking liquids followed by solids without any difficulty....;year=2016;volume=20;issue=11;spage=668;epage=670;aulast=Giri