Ingestion of an orthodontic archwire resulting in a perforated bowel: A case report.
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Accidentally, ingesting components of an orthodontic appliance can result in serious consequences for the patient. This paper presents one such complication, not previously reported, where the patient needed emergency surgery to retrieve part of an orthodontic appliance. This case report highlights the consequences of and possible solutions to prevent patients inhaling or ingesting parts of their appliance.
AuthorsJauhar, P; Machesney, MR; Sharma, PK
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