Accidental swallowing of partial denture: A case report

  • Tanrikulu Y
  • Erel S
  • Kismet K
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We describe a 42-year-old age woman who accidentally swallowed her lower denture, which was composed of eleven teeth. The daily descent of the denture was followed by plain abdominal radiography and physical examination. The image was localized at the left upper quadrant on admission day, but it stopped on its way at the right lower quadrant on day two and three. Since the patient's complaints increased we planned surgical removal of the denture. In this report, we had discussed the diagnosis, follow up and treatment options of swallowed partial denture with current literature review.

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  • Yusuf Tanrikulu

  • Serap Erel

  • Kemal Kismet

  • Mefaret Sahin

  • Evren K. Ortac

  • Mehmet A. Akkus

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