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Case Report, Dent Heal Curr Res Vol: 2 Issue: 1

Accidental Ingestion of Dental Prosthesis: A Propos of 14 Cases

Deguenonvo REA*, Diouf-Ba MS, Toure S, Ndiaye C, Ndiaye M, Diom ES, Sylla IAS, Thiam A, Diop A, Faye AD, Boube D, Tall A, Ndiaye IC, Fall B and Diouf R and Diop EM
ENT Department, Faculty of Medicine-Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar, Senegal
Corresponding author : Deguenonvo REA
ENT Department, Faculty of Medicine-Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar, Senegal (West-Africa), General Hospital of Grand-Yoff, Senegal
Tel: +221 77 656 13 21
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: October 18, 2015 Accepted: February 05, 2016 Published: February 09, 2016
Citation: Deguenonvo REA, Diouf-Ba MS, Toure S, Ndiaye C, Ndiaye M, et al. (2016) Accidental Ingestion of Dental Prosthesis: A Propos of 14 Cases. Dent Health Curr Res 2:1. doi:10.4172/2470-0886.1000111

Abstract

Accidental Ingestion of Dental Prosthesis: A Propos of 14 Cases

The purpose of this study our experience in the management of accidental ingestion of dental prosthesis. Department of ORL, Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar, Senegal, West Africa. All cases of ingestion of dental prosthesis managed in our department from January 1st 2007 to December 31st 2013. Of 332 patients with inadvertent swallowed foreign bodies, 14 cases of impacted dental prosthesis were recorded. Following data were studied: gender, age, signs and symptoms, radiological findings, endoscopic and/or open surgical extraction of foreign body and complications.

Keywords: Impacted dental prothesis; Denture ingestion; Endoscopy; Esophagoscopy; Esophagotomy; Cervicotomy; Esophageal foreign body; Esophagus

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