Charred gastric mucosa in formalin poisoningA 60-year-old male, non-alcoholic and non-smoker, with a history of formalin ingestion, presented with hematemesis; upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed normal esophagus, but the mucosa of stomach was completely charred with the color turning brownish-black. The mucosa around the pylorus was edematous causing the gastric outlet obstruction.
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