Ocular acid burn - External and Internal Eye
Chemical injuries are most commonly seen in young men (often not using adequate eye protection). It is essential to initiate treatment for acidic chemical injuries as soon as possible to minimize damage to the cornea and conjunctiva.
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T26.10XA – Burn of cornea and conjunctival sac, unspecified eye, initial encounter
211662007 – Acid chemical burn of cornea and conjunctival sac
Differential Diagnosis & Pitfalls