Self-Admin’d Hydrofluoric Acid Enema

Gastroenterology can be a complex and delicate endeavor: “Fulminant Acute Colitis Following a Self-Administered Hydrofluoric Acid Enema,” MS Cappell and T. Simon, American Journal of Gastroenterology, 1993 Jan;88(1):122-6. (Thanks to Wendy German for bringing ths to our attention.) The authors, at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson (Rutgers) Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, report: