Chromic acid burns and acute chromium poisoning

Xue Wei Wang, J. W.L. Davies, R. L. Zapata Sirvent, W. A. Robinson

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The problems encountered during the treatment of a patient with burns covering 40 per cent of the body surface caused by hot chromic acid and the resulting chromium poisoning are described. Anuria developed on the second day after injury and the patient died on the sixth day.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)181-184
Number of pages4
Issue number3
StatePublished - Feb 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine


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