A Christmas message: be careful of the confetti stars

Paul Heyworth and Ryan Shulman
Med J Aust 2019; 211 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.50424
Published online: 9 December 2019

To the Editor: Christmas is known for festive decorations. Many a table will be laced with confetti stars and other paraphernalia this season. We believe the potential dangers associated with ingestion of these particular foreign bodies deserve attention.

  • Paul Heyworth1
  • Ryan Shulman1,2

  • 1 Gold Coast University Hospital, Gold Coast, QLD
  • 2 Queensland X‐Ray, Gold Coast, QLD

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