Case Report of a Missing Dental Implant Discovered Impacted in the Appendix

@inproceedings{Tasleem2014CaseRO,
  title={Case Report of a Missing Dental Implant Discovered Impacted in the Appendix},
  author={Syed Haris Tasleem and Saba Saeed and Nisar Ahmed},
  year={2014}
}
  • Syed Haris Tasleem, Saba Saeed, Nisar Ahmed
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Ingested foreign bodies are rarely impacted in the appendix. They may be clinically silent or cause severe adverse effects like appendicitis or intestinal perforation, requiring emergent surgery. This is a case report of an asymptomatic 61 years old woman, who presented with a missing dental bridge following facial plastic surgery. It was later found to be in the right lower quadrant on plain abdominal radiograph. Conservative management proved ineffective and the patient underwent colonoscopy… CONTINUE READING

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