Abstract Title:

Thermal injury to the upper aerodigestive tract after microwave heating of food.

Abstract Source:

J Accid Emerg Med. 1995 Sep;12(3):216-7. PMID: 8581254

Abstract Author(s):

G J Offer, D Nanan, J N Marshall

Article Affiliation:

Accident and Emergency Department, Leicester Royal Infirmary NHS Trust, UK.


Microwave-heated food may cause serious injury if it is not allowed to cool before consumption. We describe a case in which a hypopharyngeal burn occurred following consumption of a microwave-heated potato immediately after cooking.

Study Type : Commentary
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Anti Therapeutic Actions : Microwave Cooking : CK(87) : AC(34)

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