DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20202635

Disc battery in the pediatric oesophagus

Manish Mubjal, Nitika Tuli, Porshia Rishi, Harjinder Singh, Shubham Munjal

Abstract


The wide usage of disc batteries in toys, in the late seventies presented a new problem. In the form of accidental lodgements in the pediatric aerodigestive tract. The physico-chemical nature of the disc battery necessitates an early removal, so as to avoid a fatal outcome if missed and retained for a long duration. Management of one such case is reported with radiographic documentation.


Keywords


Disc battery, Rigid oesophagoscopy, Squeeze toys

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