Accidental Ingestion of Endodontic File: A Case Report

@inproceedings{Saraf2012AccidentalIO,
  title={Accidental Ingestion of Endodontic File: A Case Report},
  author={Hrushikesh P. Saraf and Pradnya P. Nikhade and Manoj G. Chandak},
  booktitle={Case reports in dentistry},
  year={2012}
}
Ingestion of the endodontic instrument during root canal treatment is rare but can result in serious complications. The present paper reports a case in which endodontic file was accidentally swallowed by the patient undergoing root canal therapy, which entered digestive tract and passed uneventfully.