Ingested foreign body: Australian 50 cent coin

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

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Patient Data

Age: 19
Gender: Male

Dodecagonal metallic density projects centrally in the chest, presumably in the mid thoracic oesophagus. 

Case Discussion

The Australian 50 cent coin has a distinctive dodecagonal (12 sided) shape. 

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Case information

rID: 39541
Case created: 8th Sep 2015
Last edited: 9th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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