Ingested foreign body (beer bottle cap)

Case contributed by Dr Paul Simkin

Presentation

Presented with mild haemoptysis.

Patient Data

Age: 24
Gender: Male

The round radioopaque foreign body in the epigastric region is consistent with a beer bottle cap.

The round radioopaque foreign body in the epigastric region is consistent with a beer bottle cap.

Case Discussion

The patient admitted to swallowing a beer bottle cap. 

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Case information

rID: 18599
Case created: 14th Jul 2012
Last edited: 25th Aug 2016
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