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Foreign body in GI tract

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Referred for chest radiograph.

Patient Data

Age: 18 mths

Both lung fields are clear. But there are multiple foreign bodies on left side of abdomen along colonic gas.

Case Discussion

There was no history of foreign body swallowing. But  later mother realized that 'something of that kind - FB ' is missing from home....

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Case information

rID: 20063
Published: 1st Nov 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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