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A potentially fatal complication that may occur during dental treatment: “foreign body aspiration”

O Eroglu, H Algan-Kaya, F Coskun

Abstract


Numerous systemic emergency situations, such as hypotension or allergic reactions, may be encountered during dental treatment. In addition, rare
but life-threatening complications such as foreign body aspiration in the air passages may also be seen. Aspirated foreign bodies include teeth, implants, mechanical supports or materials used during procedures. We report two  separate cases of aspiration risk developing during the course of dental treatment.



http://dx.doi.org/10.11604/pamj.2015.20.36.5893
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