Small-bowel obstruction secondary to dental impression material.

  • F Reifsteck
  • Published 2000 in
    The Journal of the American Board of Family…
Abdominal pain is a common complaint at the family physician's office. Small-bowel obstruction is included in the differential diagnosis. Many patients with obstruction have a history of previous abdominal surgeries as the cause of obstruction, but mechanical obstruction is another common cause. Mechanical obstruction can be caused by an ingested foreign… CONTINUE READING