JOURNAL OF FORENSIC AND LEGAL MEDICINE, vol.22, pp.112-114, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF FORENSIC AND LEGAL MEDICINE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Fatal, Aorto-esophageal fistula, Foreign body, FOREIGN-BODY, MANAGEMENT, PERFORATION, ESOPHAGUS, DIAGNOSIS, IMPACTION, BODIES, TRACT
Hacettepe University Affiliated:
Esophageal foreign body ingestion is especially frequent in childhood and may cause fatal complications in case of late diagnosis and delayed treatment. We present a case of 2-year old girl who was admitted to emergency department with massive bleeding. However, she died due to an unrecognized foreign body resulted an aorto-esophageal fistula.