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Lye Summary

Description: Generally speaking, it is the alkaline substance obtained from wood ashes by percolation. Preparations of lye can be solutions of either potassium or sodium hydroxide. The term lye, is also used to refer to the household product which is a mixture of sodium hydroxide and sodium carbonate.

Key Diseases for which Lye is Relevant

  1. Esophageal Atresia : 1 outcome in 7 results
  2. Tracheoesophageal Fistula : 1 outcome in 5 results
  3. Burns : 1 study in 70 results
  4. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis) : 1 study in 23 results
  5. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 1 study in 14 results
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Drugs Related to Lye

  1. Atrial Natriuretic Factor (ANF)
  2. Glucocorticoids
  3. Soaps (Soap)
  4. Kerosene
  5. Cortisone
  6. Antral
  7. Phenobarbital (Luminal)
  8. Gasoline (Diesel Fuel)
  9. Acids
  10. Turpentine
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Therapies Related to Lye

  1. Transplants (Transplant)
  2. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
  3. Esophagectomy
  4. Gastrostomy
  5. Esophagoplasty
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