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chemical burn

[′kem·i·kəl ‚bərn]
(medicine)
Tissue destruction caused by caustic agents, irritant gases, or other chemical agents.
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If you can smell a sulfurous odor, chances are your eyes have been exposed and could be damaged by acid burns.
Fakhira, whose face is now completely disfigured, told reporters that after being released from hospital in Karachi last year, where she obtained initial treatment for the acid burns, she was abducted by her husband and kept in solitary confinement for six months before she could escape.
The acid burns and irritates the lungs, causing them to fill quickly with fluid.
Sodium chloride produces orange-yellow fire, boric acid burns green, potassium and rubidium compounds produce purples and burning lithium glows red.
They seem to have some sort of infection and have what look like acid burns.
TV PRESENTER and acid burns survivor Katie Piper has paid tribute to "incredible" transplant patient Kate Jakes who died while waiting for her fourth liver operation.
Majeed was stabbed in the chest, shoulders and fingers and he had acid burns on his head.
Any hospital equipped to deal with emergency cases can treat acid burns and the primary aim should be to prevent infection and save the victim's life and vision.
Police arrested Mohammad Zafar and his wife Zaheen, residents of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) for the October 29 attack on their daughter Anusha, 16, who died in hospital two days later after suffering horrific acid burns, reports The Dawn.
A Sunday Mirror investigation has revealed that thousands of people every year are turning up at casualty units with broken limbs and acid burns inflicted by debt collectors.
One man, believed to be a Technic UK staff member, was taken to hospital for treatment to acid burns and the area remained closed for several hours, while a specialist contractor was called in to dispose of the chemicals.
Summary: RIYADH: A Filipino woman in Alkhobar died of acid burns and stab wounds last week, a Philippine official in the Kingdom said on Tuesday.