oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Suicide due to caustic soda - a case report with some unusual complications

Volume 33, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Following ingestion of an unknown quantity of caustic soda in a successful suicide attempt, a case of a 20-year-old male is descriptionbed in whom unusual complications of neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, jaundice with high alkaline phosphatase and acute pericarditis developed.

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