Piece of dental braces removed from woman’s intestine after 10 years

(CNN)Brace yourself for this story: Ten years after her orthodontic braces were removed, a piece of dental wire was found stuck inside an Australian woman s small intestine. Initially, doctors thought the woman s pain was related to her gallbladder, and she was released once the pain alleviated. Two days later, she returned to the emergency department, again complaining of extreme pain. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. The general rule is that if it passes out of the esophagus, it s likely to pass through the rest of the intestine without incident, Bell [ ]


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