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TIME COURSE OF THE PASSAGE OF AN INGESTED BRASS WIRE SEPARATOR THROUGH THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT | Abstract
Annals and Essences of Dentistry

Annals and Essences of Dentistry
Open Access

ISSN: 0975-8798, 0976-156X

Abstract

TIME COURSE OF THE PASSAGE OF AN INGESTED BRASS WIRE SEPARATOR THROUGH THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT

Ravindra Vangala, Satish Varma N, Pradeep Kumar V, Ujwala T, Navya P

Fixed Orthodontic Treatment involves the use of applinces with many metallic components. Some times appliance parts may go missing between appointments instead of and may be noticed during recall appointments. Ingestion of this parts is rare but if it happens it may be life threatening. Herewith a case of ingestion of metallic brass wire ligature and timely intervention is discussed.

Published Date: 2013-03-31;