chemical burn


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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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The sixth patient, who was nearly blind in one eye from a chemical burn, recovered 20/200 vision in that eye, a level at which a person can make out the "E" at the top of the eye chart from 20 feet.
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The victim was taken to the RVI for treatment to chemical burn injuries to his face and remains in hospital.