Foreign body ingestion

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Foreign body ( metal ring ) ingestion about 45 mins before.

Patient Data

Age: about 3 yrs
Gender: Female
X-ray

A metallic foreign body is projected over the right anterior abdomen. It is just above the colonic gas shadow lying in the stomach. There is no sign of bowel perforation. Bilateral lungs and pleural spaces are clear.

Case Discussion

The case shows an ingested foreign body ( metal ring ).

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Case information

rID: 21179
Published: 8th Jan 2013
Last edited: 25th Apr 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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