Symptoms associated with button batteries injuries in children: An epidemiological review.

@article{Buttazzoni2015SymptomsAW,
  title={Symptoms associated with button batteries injuries in children: An epidemiological review.},
  author={Elisa Buttazzoni and Dario Gregori and Bibiana Paoli and Nicola Soriani and Solidea Baldas and Hugo An{\'i}bal Rodr{\'i}guez and Giulia Lorenzoni},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2015},
  volume={79 12},
  pages={2200-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To provide an epidemiological framework of symptoms related to Foreign Body (FB) injuries due to Button Battery (BB). METHODS Data on BB ingestion/inhalation have been obtained from the ButtonBatteryDB. The ButtonBatteryDB is a database collecting information on BB injuries in children (0-18 years of age). Data on 348 BB injures have been derived from the Registry of Foreign Body Injuries "Susy Safe" (269 cases) and from published scientific literature reporting case reports of FB… CONTINUE READING

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