Ingested foreign body - SpongeBob SquarePants

Case contributed by Dr Ghofran Ageely


16 months old boy swallowed a foreign body.

Patient Data

Age: 16 months
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Ingested foreign body.

Case Discussion

"Patrick Help!" 

When you look at the lateral view first, you see a thin long foreign body which look like a pin. On the frontal view, here he is! Upside down "SpongeBob SquarePants" looking at you with a big smile and his tongue out.

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Case Information

rID: 33663
Diagnostic certainty: Certain
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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