Successful Esophageal Replacement Surgery Post-corrosive in a 3-Year-Old with Esophageal Stricture
Cleopas Mutua Kaumbulu1, Awori Mark Nelson2, Rohini Patil1, Ahmed Mohamed Rafik2, James Ndung’u Muturi2
1.Gertrude's Children's Hospital
2.Kenyatta National Hospital
Correspondence to: Dr. Kaumbulu Cleopas; Email: email@example.com
Accidental caustic ingestion in children though entirely preventable, continues to be present in developing countries. The gastrointestinal injuries following caustic ingestion in children ranges from mild to fatal in nature. Presentation of such children to the medical facility could be early or sometimes late with complications.