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The Pediatric Forum
March 1999

Foreign Body in the Esophagus as a Result of Reusing a Disposable Nipple

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Copyright 1999 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.1999

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1999;153(3):312. doi:

The esophagus is a common site for entrapment of foreign bodies. The most common foreign bodies ingested are coins, crayons, and button batteries.1,2 To our knowledge, we are the first to report a disposable rubber nipple as an esophageal foreign body in an infant.