AN UNUSUAL FOREIGN-BODY SWALLOWED BY A NEWBORN CAUSING RESPIRATORY-DISTRESS


HALIT V., GUNAYDIN S.

ACTA GASTRO-ENTEROLOGICA BELGICA, cilt.56, ss.359-360, 1993 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 56
  • Basım Tarihi: 1993
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA GASTRO-ENTEROLOGICA BELGICA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.359-360

Özet

Swallowed and inhaled foreign bodies in children under 5 years of age are common and considered serious causes of morbidity and mortality. However such occurrence is uncommon in infants and newborns. the current report deals with a strange object lodged in the oesophagus of a 20-day-old male newborn.