alexa Unsuspected swallowing of a partial denture.
Nursing

Nursing

Journal of Nursing & Care

Author(s): Haidary A, Leider JS, Silbergleit R

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Abstract We report a case of a swallowed partial denture in a 51-year-old man who presented with progressive dysphagia, odynophagia, and fevers. Imaging studies were initially interpreted as supraglottitis with laryngeal inflammation, which was confirmed by direct visualization with flexible endoscopy. Despite appropriate therapy, the patient's symptoms persisted and rigid laryngoscopy was performed, which revealed a partial denture in the hypopharynx and upper esophagus. The subtle imaging appearance of a swallowed denture is discussed. This article was published in AJNR Am J Neuroradiol and referenced in Journal of Nursing & Care

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