Dental floss ingestion requiring endoscopic retrieval

Noreen Crain, Bruce L. Klein, Parvathi Mohan

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We report an unusual case of a toddler who ingested dental floss and who subsequently was intubated in a community ED prior to transfer to our pediatric tertiary care center for endoscopic removal of the foreign body.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)339-340
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric emergency care
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 30 2000
Externally publishedYes


  • Endoscopy
  • Ingestion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine


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