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Revista Romana de PEDIATRIE | Volumul LXIII, Nr. 2, An 2014
ISSN 1454-0398  |  e-ISSN 2069-6175
ISSN-L 1454-0398
DOI: 10.37897/RJP

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SEVERE COMPLICATIONS OF A DISK BATTERY INGESTION (CASE REPORT)

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ABSTRACT

Certain categories of foreign bodys ingestion in children can cause dangerous and severe complications leading to increased morbidity rates among them. We report a case of disk battery ingestion in a 2 year old girl, with impaction in the upper cervical esophagus, extracted in otolaryngology service but complicated afterwards with tracheo-oesophageal fistula and aspiration pneumonia and by long-term effect with high esophageal stenosis that required endoscopic dilatation.

Keywords: battery, child, tracheo-esophageal fistula, esophageal stenosis

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