What is the sexual predilection of pediatric foreign body ingestion?

Updated: Oct 04, 2018
  • Author: Gregory P Conners, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAP, FACEP; Chief Editor: Dale W Steele, MD, MS  more...
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See the list below:

  • The male-to-female ratio in young children is 1:1.

  • In older children and adolescents, males are more commonly affected than females.


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