Foreign body in gastrointestinal tract

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

H/o foreign body ingestion - about 30 mins back.

Patient Data

Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

A metal dense foreign body is noted in left upper anterior abdomen. It is seen above the level of colonic gas shadow.

Case Discussion

Short interval from foreign body ingestion and radiographic location favour foreign body in stomach.

Foreign body - Small magnets.

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Case Information

rID: 27942
Case created: 27th Feb 2014
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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