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Inhalation trauma due to overheating in a microwave oven.
  1. A L Zanen,
  2. A P Rietveld
  1. St Franciscus Gasthuis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.


    The microwave oven is a kitchen appliance that has become increasingly popular in recent years. In some instances the temperature in the microwave oven can become exceedingly high. A case is discussed of a patient with respiratory distress after inhalation of gas from an overheated microwave oven.

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