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An incidentally swallowed toothbrush.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22369309     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Although foreign body (FB) ingestion is relatively common,ingestion of a toothbrush is rare. We are reporting on a 26-year old female who had accidentally swallowed a toothbrush, which was successfully removed via endoscopy using a polypectomy snare.
Ramin Niknam; Laleh Mahmoudi; Siavosh Nasseri-Moghaddam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of Iranian medicine     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1735-3947     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Iran Med     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-28     Completed Date:  2012-06-19     Revised Date:  2013-05-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100889644     Medline TA:  Arch Iran Med     Country:  Iran    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  177-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Digestive Disease Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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MeSH Terms
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal
Foreign Bodies*

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