Foreign body in gastrointestinal tract

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Difficult intubation. and a ' Missing tooth '

Patient Data

Age: about 60 yrs
Gender: Female

Tooth is noted in left side of abdomen at L3 level.

Case Discussion

One person was very happy to see that tooth in GI tract: the anesthetist.  "At least it is not in bronchus" he said.

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Case information

rID: 21262
Published: 13th Jan 2013
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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