The Characteristics and Outcomes of Foreign Body Ingestion and Aspiration in Children Due to Lodged Foreign Body in the Aerodigestive Tract

Cevik M. , Gokdemir M. T. , Boleken M. E. , Sogut O., Kurkcuoglu C.

PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY CARE, cilt.29, sa.1, ss.53-57, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 29 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/pec.0b013e31827b5374
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.53-57


Objective: Injury due to foreign body (FB) aspiration and/or ingestion is a common and serious pediatric emergency. Foreign body injury (FBI) most commonly occurs in children younger than 6 years, and the incidence of FBI has increased in recent years. The aim of the present study was to evaluate and compare the characteristics of FBI due to ingestion and aspiration.