Disc Batteries

Foreign Body

Disc batteries can burn through the esophagus in as little as 6 hours and become lethal.

Please keep disc batteries out of reach of toddlers and young children.

Disc batteries may look like a coin on an Xray, but need to be removed much more urgently than a coin.

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For every choking-related death, an estimated 110 children are treated in hospital emergency departments for non-fatal choking.[Ref:1674]