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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 568163, 3 pages
Case Report

Endoscopic Removal of an Inadvertently Swallowed Toothbrush in the Emergency Department

1Department of Emergency Medicine, Waikato Hospital, Pembroke Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
2Department of Emergency Medicine, Hutt Hospital, High Street, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand

Received 13 February 2012; Accepted 28 April 2012

Academic Editors: W. D. Grant, P. Iannone, K. Imanaka, R. Krittayaphong, and M. Memon

Copyright © 2012 Martyn Harvey et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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