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FOREIGN BODY INGESTION AND ITS MANAGMENT IN CHILDREN - A REVIEW ARTICLE

Dr. Akash Chavan* and Dr. Lalita Patole

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Children commonly swallow foreign bodies. most children are observed to be between 6 months and 3 years of age. Coins are the most commonly swallowed foreign Most swallowed foreign bodies will harmlessly pass through the GI tract Although endoscopic or surgical removal may be required in a few children, but some will lead to health problems if they become lodged traumatize the mucosa (e.g., sharp or pointed object, like a razor blade or pin), or cause caustic burn injury (e.g., biologically active substances, such as a button battery or a medication patch those presenting with a single or multiple magnets and a metallic FB that have advanced beyond the stomach, symptomatic children need a consultation with a pediatric surgeon for surgery, and asymptomatic children may be followed with serial Xrays to assess progression. Sharp or pointed, and long or large and wide FBs located in the esophagus or stomach require endoscopic removal. The usual presentation is with sudden onset of cough, gagging or strider with or without respiratory distress.

Keywords: Foreign bodies, Child, Endoscopy.


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