Ingested screw

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

18 month old. Parents believe swallowed a screw. Child happy.

Patient Data

Age: 1
Gender: Female
X-ray

Small screw projected over the stomach.

No other abnormality.

Case Discussion

The world is interesting for an infant when they can both walk and have so many new things to investigate!

Pop it in the mouth for an element of extra fun and keep your parents busy watching and worrying.

On this occasion a yummy screw.

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Case information

rID: 48823
Case created: 26th Oct 2016
Last edited: 30th May 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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