Iatrogenic swallowing of dentures with resultant tracheal compression requiring mechanical ventilation: A case report

Dayna Yardeni, Amy N. Malik, Timothy J. Harkin

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Abstract

Swallowing and aspiration of dentures have commonly been reported in the literature. The esophageal complications have been well described, but tracheal complications are yet to be reported. We report a case of tracheal compromise with acute respiratory failure from an aspirated denture.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-68
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Bronchology
Volume15
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2008

Keywords

  • Aspiration
  • Dentures
  • Foreign body
  • Respiratory failure
  • Tracheal compression
  • Ventilator requiring respiratory failure

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