A propulsion injury following a spontaneous electronic cigarette explosion: A case report

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Cherrie Chan Yiru, Devanathan Ilenghoven, Shah Jumaat Mohd. Yussof, Salina Ibrahim

Abstract


Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have become increasingly popular at an alarming rate. This coincides with the public perception that they are a safer mean of nicotine consumption. Unregulated devices carry unrecognized safety risks that have led to numerous cases of burns, associating with spontaneous combustions of e-cigarettes. 

 


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E-cigarette; electronic cigarette; spontaneous combustion; burns

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