Year 2015, Volume 28 , Issue 3, Pages 161 - 164 2015-11-28

Chemical burn injury due to hydrofluoric acid: a case of successful management without hexafluorine
Hidroflorik aside bağlı kimyasal yanık hasarı: heksaflorin kullanılmadan başarı ile tedavi edilen bir olgu

Ayten SARACOGLU [1] , Tamer KUZUCUOGLU [2] , Sezer YAKUPOGLU [3] , Erhan TUNCAY [4] , Recep DEMİRHAN [5]


We report an employee working in glass manufacturing who suffered a burn, induced by hydrofluoric acid (HF) as a result of an explosion of an acid container. The patient was admitted to our burn center with second and third degree burn injuries over 5% of his body. The burn improved completely and dramatically without application of hexafluorine because he presented to our burn center expeditiously. The primary goal of all treatment modalities is to prevent deep tissue injury, decomposing fluoride ion chemically. In the treatment of such burns, the wound area should be washed with plenty of water, preferably with bottled water. In addition, the compounds of calcium and magnesium applied topically and hexafluorine have a role in the treatment, where available. Training programs, including first-aid teams, should be prepared for this in order to reduce
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Primary Language en
Subjects Medicine
Journal Section Case Reports
Authors

Author: Ayten SARACOGLU

Author: Tamer KUZUCUOGLU

Author: Sezer YAKUPOGLU

Author: Erhan TUNCAY

Author: Recep DEMİRHAN

Dates

Publication Date : November 28, 2015

Bibtex @case report { marumj3216, journal = {Marmara Medical Journal}, issn = {1019-1941}, eissn = {1309-9469}, address = {}, publisher = {Marmara University}, year = {2015}, volume = {28}, pages = {161 - 164}, doi = {10.5472/MMJcr.2803.02}, title = {Chemical burn injury due to hydrofluoric acid: a case of successful management without hexafluorine}, key = {cite}, author = {Saracoglu, Ayten and Kuzucuoglu, Tamer and Yakupoglu, Sezer and Tuncay, Erhan and Demi̇rhan, Recep} }
APA Saracoglu, A , Kuzucuoglu, T , Yakupoglu, S , Tuncay, E , Demi̇rhan, R . (2015). Chemical burn injury due to hydrofluoric acid: a case of successful management without hexafluorine . Marmara Medical Journal , 28 (3) , 161-164 . DOI: 10.5472/MMJcr.2803.02
MLA Saracoglu, A , Kuzucuoglu, T , Yakupoglu, S , Tuncay, E , Demi̇rhan, R . "Chemical burn injury due to hydrofluoric acid: a case of successful management without hexafluorine" . Marmara Medical Journal 28 (2015 ): 161-164 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/marumj/issue/433/3216>
Chicago Saracoglu, A , Kuzucuoglu, T , Yakupoglu, S , Tuncay, E , Demi̇rhan, R . "Chemical burn injury due to hydrofluoric acid: a case of successful management without hexafluorine". Marmara Medical Journal 28 (2015 ): 161-164
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ISNAD Saracoglu, Ayten , Kuzucuoglu, Tamer , Yakupoglu, Sezer , Tuncay, Erhan , Demi̇rhan, Recep . "Chemical burn injury due to hydrofluoric acid: a case of successful management without hexafluorine". Marmara Medical Journal 28 / 3 (November 2015): 161-164 . https://doi.org/10.5472/MMJcr.2803.02
AMA Saracoglu A , Kuzucuoglu T , Yakupoglu S , Tuncay E , Demi̇rhan R . Chemical burn injury due to hydrofluoric acid: a case of successful management without hexafluorine. Marmara Med J. 2015; 28(3): 161-164.
Vancouver Saracoglu A , Kuzucuoglu T , Yakupoglu S , Tuncay E , Demi̇rhan R . Chemical burn injury due to hydrofluoric acid: a case of successful management without hexafluorine. Marmara Medical Journal. 2015; 28(3): 161-164.
IEEE A. Saracoglu , T. Kuzucuoglu , S. Yakupoglu , E. Tuncay and R. Demi̇rhan , "Chemical burn injury due to hydrofluoric acid: a case of successful management without hexafluorine", Marmara Medical Journal, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 161-164, Nov. 2015, doi:10.5472/MMJcr.2803.02