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Head and Neck: Pediatrics

  • Reza Rahbar
  • Gerald B. Healy

Abstract

A child is discovered to have ingested a hearing aid battery. Radiographically, it is seen at the level of the distal esophagus. Which of the following represents the best management plan?
  1. (A)

    No intervention; follow the patient clinically (inpatient)

     
  2. (B)

    No intervention; follow the patient clinically (outpatient)

     
  3. (C)

    Follow the progression of the foreign body radiographically

     
  4. (D)

    Surgically remove the battery

     
  5. (E)

    Remove the battery endoscopically

     

Keywords

Nasal Bone Peritonsillar Abscess Nasal Fracture Racemic Epinephrine Laryngeal Trauma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Reza Rahbar
    • 1
  • Gerald B. Healy
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical SchoolBoston Children’s HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Otolaryngology, Harvard UniversityChildren’s HospitalBostonUSA

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