oa South African Medical Journal - A hazard associated with the use of a face mask: case report

Volume 33, Issue 47
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A patient suffered a primary chemical burn of the face after a surgical procedure, as a result of 'instrument dettol' being in contact with the face mask used (a practice warned against by the manufacturers).

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