Hello kitty in gastric antrum

Case contributed by Dr Domagoj Kretic


4 years old girl came in with suspected ingestion of foreign body. She felt no pain, no history of vomiting or nausea. Abdomen erect study was ordered.

Patient Data

Age: 4
Gender: Female

Abdomen erect study shows radio-opaque foreign body in projection of gastric antrum.

No free gas under diaphragm was noticed.

No ileus was noticed.

Some feces retention was noted.

Case Discussion

4 year old patient with metal foreign body representing Hello Kitty in gatric antrum was admited to pediatrics. After sedation Hello Kitty was succesfully removed with gastrosocopy.

Girl is feeling ok, was released day after.

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Case information

rID: 34274
Case created: 12th Feb 2015
Last edited: 27th Sep 2015
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