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Dietary dangers: ingestion of a bread bag clip
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    Bread bag clips in the gastrointestinal tract

    Editor,

    After encountering 5 cases in our institution over an 8 year span and reviewing the literature to find 15 more cases reported, we realized that bread bag clip ingestion is an uncommon but not an exceptionally rare event. We summarized these cases in a recent publication (1). Many of the patients were elderly and wore dentures, suggesting that decreased oral sensation may be a risk factor for ingestion. T...

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