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Cement burns

      A 47-year-old man presented with 36 h of bilateral lower leg pain after working with cement mixture the previous day. The patient stated that he stood in the cement intermittently for approximately 4 h. He normally wore protective boots when he worked, but had forgotten them for this particular job, so was equipped only with tennis shoes. He stated that he was aware of the ill effects of cement so throughout the day’s work when his feet would begin to hurt, he would wash the cement off with a hose. The patient had no prior medical problems, took no medications, and was not allergic to any medications.
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