Denture Misadventure: The Tooth About Your Colon.
Foreign body ingestion occurs mainly in a mentally impaired person, but rarely in healthy adults. A 48-year-old male was admitted with a recurrence of previously diagnosed right knee septic arthritis and accidentally ingested his dental bridge which was removed from a proximal ascending colon with a colonoscopy.
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Essrani, R., Hickey, P., & Shah, H. (2019). Denture Misadventure: The Tooth About Your Colon. Cureus, 11(1), e3890. doi:10.7759/cureus.3890.
Gastroenterology | Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine, Department of Medicine Faculty, Department of Medicine Fellows and Residents