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Thermal injury to the upper aerodigestive tract after microwave heating of food.
  1. G J Offer,
  2. D Nanan,
  3. J N Marshall
  1. 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.

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