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, vol.29, no.1, pp.53-57, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/pec.0b013e31827b5374
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.53-57
  • Keywords: aspiration, foreign body, injury, ingestion, BODIES, EXPERIENCE
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No


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.