Ingested foreign body - coin
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History of ingesting a coin. Asymptomatic.
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Radiographs revealed a round metallic density object in keeping with a coin projecting over the umbilical region. No signs of obstruction or perforation.
The history of coin ingestion was corroborated by the radiographs.
Ingested foreign body management usually depends on its location. Foreign bodies within the gastric or small bowel region are usually managed with clinical observation.