Microwave heating food may result in thermal injury to the upper aerodigestive tract. - GreenMedInfo Summary
Thermal injury to the upper aerodigestive tract after microwave heating of food.
J Accid Emerg Med. 1995 Sep;12(3):216-7. PMID: 8581254
Accident and Emergency Department, Leicester Royal Infirmary NHS Trust, UK.
Microwave-heated food may cause serious injury if it is not allowed to cool before consumption. We describe a case in which a hypopharyngeal burn occurred following consumption of a microwave-heated potato immediately after cooking.