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Quinlan, CS and McQuade, C and Egan, A and Cronin, K (2020) An unusual burn injury caused by an e-cigarette. Irish Medical Journal , 113 , (9) , p. 187.

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We present the case of a burn wound of the left chest induced by the leaking hot liquid contents of an e-cigarette. This case demonstrates a previously undescribed risk of e-cigarette use, resulting in an injury that required inpatient admission and treatment in a tertiary plastic surgery unit.

Item Type
Article
Publication Type
Irish-related, Open Access, Article
Drug Type
Tobacco / Nicotine
Intervention Type
Harm reduction
Date
October 2020
Page Range
p. 187
Publisher
Irish Medical Organisation
Volume
113
Number
9
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