* Most of corrosive ingestions
were in low socioeconomic class.
Foreign body ingestions
most frequently involved children between one to three years of age (62 per cent).
In their experience, inexplicable hypoglycemia in a healthy individual who lives in a household with someone who has diabetes is due to ingestion
of a hypoglycemic agent until proven otherwise.
For the 4-5 hours between ingestion
and the unresponsive episode, the child had been at daycare and staff reported she had been acting normally for her.
in children may lead to significant morbidity in patients in addition to considerable family anxiety.
Material and Methods: Fifty eight children with history of foreign body ingestion
were included in the study through non probability purposive sampling technique.
Kane, M.D., from the University of Chicago, and colleagues assessed trends in the rate of PICU admission for opioid-related ingestion
over time using billing data from the Pediatric Health Information System (2004 to 2015).
Regarding age and sex distribution, we found that the majority of FB ingestions
were in children aged 0-4 years and occurred more among females (54%), who had a slightly higher FB ingestion
rate than males in this age group.
The medical records of patients who were followed up on an inpatient or outpatient basis due to WAB ingestion
between 2008 and 2017 were evaluated retrospectively.
Accidental foreign body ingestion
is a widespread problem in infants and childhood .
of a FB is common but complications are rare and may include hollow viscous perforation and transmigration.
In addition to the trauma-related burn injuries already discussed, it is important to remember the potential dangers of paraffin ingestion
in children, as paraffin is often decanted from cumbersome large containers into smaller cooldrink bottles, placing thirsty and inquisitive toddlers at great risk of exposure.