An unusual complication in dental practice

Ana Pejcic, Draginja Kojovic, Dimitrije Mirkovic


This paper reports an unusual complication of accidental swallowing of a hypodermic needle by a patient during a periodontal proceudre, which though safely discharged in the stool after 24 hours.


Complication, Accidental Swalloing;Needle; Periodontal therapy


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