Accidental chemical burns of oral mucosa by herbicide

S. P. Deo, P. Shetty

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Abstract

Glyphosate (GlySH) is a broad spectrum, nonselective herbicide, widely used in agriculture. This case report describes a 25-year-old man presenting with extensive chemical burns and ulceration of the oarl cavity is a result of accidental exposure to GlySH. This paper aims lo illustrate the typical appearance of GlySH related chemical mucosal hum and to demonstrate the severity of the corrosive effect of GlySH which need team approach to prevent unfavorable sequelae such as microstomia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)40-42
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Nepal Medical Association
Volume52
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2012
Externally publishedYes

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