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World J Gastrointest Endosc. Mar 16, 2015; 7(3): 162-168
Published online Mar 16, 2015. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v7.i3.162
Table 3 Most common types of objects ingested
O’Sullivan et al[1]Batteries, sharp metal objects (nails, razor blades, pins)
Dalal et al[2]Pens, razor blades, spoons, sporks1, toothbrush, screws, bolts
Weiland et al[3]Metal bezoars
Barros et al[4]Wires, needles, balloons (filled with narcotics)
Selivanov et al[8]Coins, bones, food, razor blades, safety pins
Blaho et al[13]Razor blades
Velitchkov et al[14]Screws, pins, spoons
Huang et al[19]Pens, batteries, knives
Karp et al[15]Razors, glass, toothbrush
Lee et al[17]Metal wires, pens, toothbrush, needles
Bisharat et al[18]Razors, batteries
Ribas et al[20]Razor blades, cylindrical batteries, mattress springs
Grimes et al[7]Toothbrush, pencil