Careless Use of Turban Pins: A Possible Problem for Turbaned Patients


Akbulut S. , Cakabay B., Sezgin A., Ozhasenekler A., Senol A.

JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY, cilt.13, ss.1859-1863, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 13
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s11605-009-0985-5
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1859-1863

Özet

Introduction Foreign body ingestion is rare in adults. In recent years, however, ingestion of the pins that are used for securing turbans has frequently been observed among young Islamic women. This article reviews the patients who were admitted to Our emergency unit for turban pin ingestion.