Management of ingested foreign bodies in childhood and review of the literature

  title={Management of ingested foreign bodies in childhood and review of the literature},
  author={A Arana and Bruno Hauser and Said Hachimi-Idrissi and Yvan Vandenplas},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
Abstract The management of ingested foreign bodies in children is not standardised. During a 15-year period, we recorded 325 consecutive paediatric cases of accidental ingestion of foreign bodies or with symptoms suggesting oesophageal obstruction presented at the emergency department or the paediatric gastroenterology unit. The foreign bodies that had to be removed were, in decreasing order of frequency: coins, toy parts, jewels, batteries, sharp materials such as needles and pins, fish and… 
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