Swallowed tooth

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Intubated 1 day before radiograph. A mobile tooth was dislodged during intubation.

Patient Data

Age: 55 yrs
Gender: Female

A missing tooth is seen on the left side of the abdomen at the L3 level.

Case Discussion

Anesthetist was the most happy person to see that tooth in abdomen, and not in air way.

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Case information

rID: 14962
Published: 10th Sep 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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